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If a mother has celiac should the daughter be tested?
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Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Yes.

In brief: Yes
Yes.
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
Only if the daughter has symptoms.
There is only a slight familial tendency and it is clearly not a single-gene disease. Remember the symptoms can be subtle -- belly pain, "indigestion", even "spastic colon".

In brief: No
Only if the daughter has symptoms.
There is only a slight familial tendency and it is clearly not a single-gene disease. Remember the symptoms can be subtle -- belly pain, "indigestion", even "spastic colon".
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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