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Does celiac sprue have any effects outside the intestines?
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes
Celiac sprue (celiac disease) can have symptoms outside of the intestines.
Patients can have an itchy rash called dermatitis herpetiformis, iron deficiency anemia, weight loss (failure to grow normally, if a child), abnormal liver enzyme tests, low vitamin d level, etc...

In brief: Yes
Celiac sprue (celiac disease) can have symptoms outside of the intestines.
Patients can have an itchy rash called dermatitis herpetiformis, iron deficiency anemia, weight loss (failure to grow normally, if a child), abnormal liver enzyme tests, low vitamin d level, etc...
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Su Fairchild
Integrative Medicine
In brief: Absolutely
Immune complex deposition in joints can cause joint pain.
Headaches, mood changes, fatigue, etc are possible. Deficiencies from malabsorption can also happen, esp b12, iron, d, zinc, magnesium.

In brief: Absolutely
Immune complex deposition in joints can cause joint pain.
Headaches, mood changes, fatigue, etc are possible. Deficiencies from malabsorption can also happen, esp b12, iron, d, zinc, magnesium.
Dr. Su Fairchild
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