Questions to Ask Your Doctor

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  • I have symptoms, and I’m worried that I may have celiac disease.
  • I have celiac disease, and this is a follow-up visit.
  • I have celiac disease, and I’m sick or having problems.

I have symptoms, and I’m worried that I may have celiac disease.

Reviewed by Gabriela Pichardo on June 27, 2020

  1. Could my symptoms be a sign that I have celiac disease?
  2. Are there tests for celiac disease? What do they look for?
  3. What causes celiac disease? Does it run in families?
  4. If I have celiac disease, can it be treated?
  5. Can celiac disease cause serious problems? What can I do to avoid them?
  6. Should I change my diet completely if I have celiac disease?

I have celiac disease, and this is a follow-up visit.

Reviewed by Gabriela Pichardo on June 27, 2020

  1. What do my test results show about the extent of my celiac disease?
  2. Could I have any underlying conditions related to celiac disease?
  3. Should I follow a special gluten-free diet? Do I need to take vitamins and minerals?
  4. Am I at risk of complications from celiac disease, such as bone loss?
  5. How often should I be examined to check for complications?

I have celiac disease, and I’m sick or having problems.

Reviewed by Gabriela Pichardo on June 27, 2020

  1. Are my symptoms a sign that I’m still consuming gluten, even though I try to avoid it?
  2. Am I suffering from complications of celiac disease?
  3. Could I have an underlying condition that hasn’t been diagnosed?
  4. Should I see a specialist or get a second opinion?
  5. What else can I do to prevent complications from celiac disease?