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What does it mean to have a gluten allergy?

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Dr. Louis Krenn
Family Medicine

In brief: Gluten sensativity

Physicians usually refer to this as gluten sensitivity or intolerance.
Its not a true allergy. Many use this term incorrectly. Historically this term has referred to celiac disease which is a condition that results in abdominal pain, bloating, changes in stools, weight loss, fatigue, and weakness when someone with this problem consumes foods with gluten.

In brief: Gluten sensativity

Physicians usually refer to this as gluten sensitivity or intolerance.
Its not a true allergy. Many use this term incorrectly. Historically this term has referred to celiac disease which is a condition that results in abdominal pain, bloating, changes in stools, weight loss, fatigue, and weakness when someone with this problem consumes foods with gluten.
Dr. Louis Krenn
Dr. Louis Krenn
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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Gluten antibodies

We don't actually use the words.

In brief: Gluten antibodies

We don't actually use the words.
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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
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