Symptoms of celiac disease in children identification can be quite challenging and frustrating. It is very different from identifying celiac disease in adult that can be so much easier even though the symptoms are similar to other diseases’ symptoms. Well, actually symptoms of celiac disease in children are not so different from ones in adult. One thing for sure, even though the children are having the symptoms of celiac disease, but if they have not passed a test, then the children cannot be said as children with celiac disease.
Most of the symptoms of celiac disease in children are similar to adult, but there are some different symptoms that can be a sign of celiac disease, young children with celiac disease are usually having dropped weight. They will also have abdominal distension. When children are reaching adolescence period, then will experience regular vomiting. Some symptoms of celiac disease in children like constipation, diarrhea and abdominal pain are usually occurred.
Ass said before, the symptoms of celiac disease in children cannot be a determiner to decide that a child is having a celiac disease. Therefore, if the symptoms of celiac disease in children occur, then we should take them to the doctor to get a diagnosis. The diagnosis can be done with some tests like biopsy, endoscope and blood panel test. Blood test is usually done twice. The test can be the solution to follow up symptoms of celiac disease in children and determine whether a child is having celiac disease or not.
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