What are common signs and symptoms of celiac disease?

Abdominal symptoms. Celiac disease causes decreased absorption of nutrients, vitamins, iron, etc... A patient gets diarrhea, anemia, lactose intolerance, tummy aches, irritable bowels, etc...
Varies. Nausea, diarrhea, bloating, rashes, fatigue, weight loss or even no symptoms what so ever.

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What are the signs and symptoms of celiac disease?

Lots. The clinical presentation of celiac disease varies from patient to patient with either typical intestinal symptoms (see earlier healthtap answers on this topic) or a host of atypical extraintestinal manifestations. Important complications include: malnutrition, osteoporosis, infertility, GI cancers. Up to 30% have persistent/recurrent symptoms, incomplete response, or refractory disease. Read more...

Is weight loss the main sign of celiac disease? What are the other signs and symptoms?

Not necessarily. Hi. Many celiac disease patients do not lose weight. Other symptoms can be diarrhea and dermatitis herpeteformis. Fortunately celiac disease is FAR more rare than the fad of avoiding gluten! Read more...
Many. Due to malabsorption of nutrients, iron and/or B12 deficiency are common leading to fatigue and nerve damage. Abdominal pain is common when exposed to gluten. If gone untreated for long, death may result. Read more...

What are the most common symptoms of celiac disease?

Sprue. The most common symptoms with celiacs disease, or sprue, is foul smelling diarrhea with flautlence, weightloss and fatigue. You may also have anemia and a skin rash. If you have celiac disease, you should avoid all foods containing gluten. Read more...
Gastrointestinal. The most common symptoms are diarrhea, abdominal cramping, bloating, and excess gas. However, there are many non-intestinal symptoms of celiac disease as well such as migraine headaches, skin rashes, fatigue, anxiety, depression, mouth ulcers , and sleep disorders. If there is concern for celiac disease, discuss testing with you physician. Read more...

What are common symptoms of allergy or intolerance to wheat (not celiac disease)? How is allergy/intol determined - thru testing or elimination diet?

Intolerance/immune. Intolerance consists of any undesired effects from from wheat and there is no definite test for it (other than a double-blind food challenge). Allergy to wheat often affects the guts but may cause hives, swelling, nasal congestion, and even rarely anaphylaxis. Allergy can be detected by skin testing or allergy blood test but double-blind food challenge remains the gold standard. Read more...

What are the signs and symptoms of celiac sprue disease?

Lots. The clinical presentation of celiac disease varies from patient to patient with either typical intestinal symptoms (see earlier healthtap answers on this topic) or a host of atypical extraintestinal manifestations. Important complications include: malnutrition, osteoporosis, infertility, GI cancers. Up to 30% have persistent/recurrent symptoms, incomplete response, or refractory disease. Read more...