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What is the difference between celiac disease and ibs?

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Celiac vs IBS

Celiac is an autoimmune disease (not a food allergy) where the IgA antibody is directed against the cells that break down gluten.
..So u become intolerant. Ibs is a wastebasket term when there are GI related issues (diarrhea, bloating, etc.) that does not have a true clinical diagnosis based on looking for other GI diseases.

In brief: Celiac vs IBS

Celiac is an autoimmune disease (not a food allergy) where the IgA antibody is directed against the cells that break down gluten.
..So u become intolerant. Ibs is a wastebasket term when there are GI related issues (diarrhea, bloating, etc.) that does not have a true clinical diagnosis based on looking for other GI diseases.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Dr. Ronald Kline
Surgery - Colorectal

In brief: Mechanical

Celiac disease is due to an immune response to food allergens, usually gluten in wheat products.
Ibs is a neuro-mechanical problem due to an over-responsive GI tract. Celiac disease responds to an elimination diet, while IBS can be treated with fiber, diet modifications and antispasmodic medications.

In brief: Mechanical

Celiac disease is due to an immune response to food allergens, usually gluten in wheat products.
Ibs is a neuro-mechanical problem due to an over-responsive GI tract. Celiac disease responds to an elimination diet, while IBS can be treated with fiber, diet modifications and antispasmodic medications.
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