Malabsorption syndrome

What is Malabsorption syndrome?

Una state characterized by diverse features such as diarrhea, weakness, edema, lassitude, weight loss, poor appetite, protuberant abdomen, pallor, bleeding tendencies, paresthesias, muscle cramps, and steatorrhea; caused by any of several conditions in which there is ineffective absorption of nutrients, sprue, gluten-induced enteropathy, gastroileostomy, tuberculosis, and certain fistula types.

Questions and answers on "Malabsorption syndrome"

the result of my 25days old son his fat globules +++. what s the meaning of this?thank you

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Thanks for the query. It means that fat is not getting absorbed by the body. It is one of malabsorption syndromes. I suggest u meet a gastro...

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Tired all the time, bloating, heartburn, keep needing to urinate, diarrhea, cramping, usually my period 28th each month but past 3 months it's...

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Brief Answer:
Get Investigated.

Detailed Answer:
Dear Friend.
The symptoms you are describing fits into Malabsorption Syndrome or Irritable Bowel Syndrome...

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Lower abdominal pain for over 6 months. Occurs daily, but not while sleeping or first thing in a.m. Most discomforting later in day/late...

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Brief Answer:
Could be due to Malabsorption Syndrome.

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Greetings from Dr.Divakara.P
Thanks for posting your query.

There are...

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I hope so. Africian-american female, age 60. Experiencing the following symptoms for quite some time: diarrhea, constipation , VERY frequent...

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Hi, I've pooped red raw tissues like thing today. Ate watermelon yesterday however this never happened earlier even though i was eating alot of...

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Hi For the past couple months, I have intermittently experienced diarrhea following a meal. The contents of the meal have varied, and, the diarrhea...

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I have been diagnosed with microscopic colitis. I have not had tests to check for malabsorption syndrome, but I have lost 40 pounds in a year and a...

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I am beyond frustrated. I am 30 years only and a white female. 4'11 and 75lbs. Everything that is going wrong I keep getting told is due to my...

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I am suffering from severe abdominal bloating. Every time I eat something, within 2 hours I bloat terribly. Sometimes it's accompanied by burping...

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Following this I got my vitamin...

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