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.

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

doctor1 MD

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...

doctor1 MD

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
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