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Question: celiac

 REDFRED439 - Mon Feb 16, 2004 10:37 pm

wife of redfred / :idea: my husband was finally diagnosed with celiac disease we had corresponded with you several times now we want to know if this disease affects a persons sexual desire
 Dr. Tamer Fouad - Tue Feb 17, 2004 12:58 am

User avatar Hyperprolactinaemia is seen in some celiac patients, which causes impotence and loss of libido according to some reports. Also peripheral insensitivity to testosterone is another cause of decreased sexual desire and impotence.

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