Malabsorption

What is Malabsorption?

Malabsorption is a state arising from abnormality in absorption of food nutrients across the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Impairment can be of single or multiple nutrients depending on the abnormality. This may lead to malnutrition and a variety of anemias.

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I was recently told i need to be evaluated for malabsorption. Should i do this immediatley or can it wait a day or...

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It can be delayed for 3-4 days.

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Hi Sir.

I understand your query and concern.

Evaluation for malabsorption can be...

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Can malabsorption due to small intestine resection cause Vitamin B6 to rise to toxic levels?

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No, malabsorption won't cause rise in vit b6

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Malabsorption of small intestines means that nutrients absorbed at...

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is there any worms in the stomach? as I am not gaining weights inspite of taking healthy food.my weight is 60 kg appro. height 5'8" ".,age 33.

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Thyroid; diabetes/malabsorption testing to rule respective problems out...

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There are many factors...

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