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What are symptoms of malabsorbtion

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darius Adams
Specializes in Clinical Genetics
Diarrhea: Fructose malabsorption can result in loose stools due to increased osmotic load in the gastric lumen. Hereditary fructose intolerance is different co ... Read More
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Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Gas,bloat, diarrhea: Fructose is a sugar that can be malabsorbed, just like lactose (milk sugar); bacteria in the gut will ferment the undigested sugar; fermentation produ ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Be sure of diagosis: Malabsorption is complex and may reflect bacterial fermentation from sibo, small bowel inflammation or mucosal disease (lots of causes), GI transit is ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Unrelated/can't say: Malabsorption can be bad enough to eventually kill you through malnutrition. I hernia can strangulates and burst leading to death. I can't put the two ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Lactose Intolerance: The disaccharide glucose and galactose is lactose, the main sugar in dairy products. Lactose intolerance is very common, particularly in adults. It oc ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelson Sturgis
52 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 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
No: No it can not cause Malabsorption Syndrome
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
STOP being: a STOOL WATCHER!!!!! MANY substances pass into the stool unchanged (eg nuts , corn, etc) and mucous is a NORMAL part of stool (excreted by an irrita ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
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Lung cancer cachexia: Muscle wasting and weight loss ("cancer cachexia") are usually late stage occurrences; malabsorption is usually not the cause of these signs, but rath ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not lung cancer: What you described does not comport with lung cancer. Did you lose weight? If yes, malabsorption is likely. For a more definitive opinion an in-person ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Symptoms : Your collections of symptoms can be related to several things. It is hard to tackle your question without more details and a full examination.

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