Once your doctor analyzes your symptoms and clinical history, they will perform a physical examination and request blood and genetic tests to establish the diagnosis.
If celiac disease is confirmed, your doctor will order a conventional endoscopy or a capsular endoscopy of the small intestine to carefully observe the magnitude of the damage and take a tissue biopsy.
The main treatment to be followed will be the creation of a lifelong nutrition program in which all foods containing gluten are suppressed, especially cereals and their derivatives.
Similarly, if you have vitamin and mineral deficiencies, you will be prescribed various nutritional supplements that help correct that nutritional deficit.
If your small intestine becomes excessively inflamed or severely damaged, you will need to take steroids to lessen symptoms while the intestinal damage is reversed.
At ABC Medical Center’s Internal Medicine Department, we offer health care services with the highest quality and safety, from the prevention, diagnosis, timely treatment, and monitoring of infectious, respiratory, endocrinological, dermatological, rheumatic, nephrological, gastrointestinal, and hematological pathologies of both chronic-degenerative diseases and acute conditions, through a comprehensive and multidisciplinary model.