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Could my doctor diagnose celiac disease with a colonoscopy?
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal
In brief: No
But he could eliminate other causes of your symptoms.

In brief: No
But he could eliminate other causes of your symptoms.
Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
In brief: Probably not
Celiac disease can be diagnosed by small intestine biopsies, done through an endoscope through the mouth.
Colonoscopy comes from the other end (the anus) and probably wouldn't be able to get a diagnostic biopsy of the small intestine.

In brief: Probably not
Celiac disease can be diagnosed by small intestine biopsies, done through an endoscope through the mouth.
Colonoscopy comes from the other end (the anus) and probably wouldn't be able to get a diagnostic biopsy of the small intestine.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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