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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natalie Geary
30 years experience Pediatrics
Malabsorption: The answer is yes, depending on the cause of the malabsorption. If it is due to a ' short gut" post surgery it is more difficult to treat. If it is do ... Read More

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Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
UBS? IBS? IBD? UC?: Ned a better question, no abbreviations please; less confusing.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not absorbing well: Malabsorption is the diminished absorption of dietary nutrients from the intestine. The primary symptom is diarrhea. There are multiple causes of d ... Read More
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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
56 years experience Pediatrics
Malabsorption syndro: Malabsorption is the body’s inability to absorb nutrients from the digestive system into the bloodstream. Normally the digestive process converts nutr ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bettina Herbert
20 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
It depends ...: On whether your inability to absorb nutrients is from low levels of digestive enzymes or from an imbalance of bacteria in your gut. Please see the ny ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
IBS not malabsorptio: What is getting malabsorbed? Some things: lactose, common digestive problem due to decrease in enzyme that digests milk sugar into simpler sugars. Bac ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Perhaps: Gas, bloating and diarrhea are common symptoms of fructose malabsorption.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Need blood test: The dose of vit d3 needed varies from person to person and needs a repeat blood test to confirm what dose you may need. Since vit d3 is stored in fat ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Youkeep asking silly: These are silly questions that waste a doctors time. Without knowing your complete medical history(like do you have Small cell lung Cancer? And do you ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelson Sturgis
53 years experience Pediatrics
Cramps and diarrhea: Sucrose Malibu sorption is caused by a lack of sucrase isomaltase enzymes. Symptoms may include cramping diarrhea hypoglycemia. It is important to be ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Fructose malabsortio: At present treatment for fructose malabsorption is fructose avoidance.
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