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Why does pancreatitis cause a steatorrhea?

Why does pancreatitis cause a steatorrhea?

Fat malabsorption: Steatorrhea means that there is fat in the stool. The pancreas secretes an enzyme, lipase, into the small intestine in response to ingestion of a fatty meal. The secretion of lipase is impaired when pancreatitis is present and fat malabsorption, or steatorrhea, ensues. ...Read more

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Overweight (Definition)

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Does being overweight cause back problems ?

Does being overweight cause back problems ?

LBP & overweight.: Being overweight can cause the spine to acquire a mechanically disadvantageous amount of curvature, which can lead to pains. ...Read more

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What causes pancreatitis? Does food cause pancreatitis?

What causes pancreatitis? Does food cause pancreatitis?

Acute pancreatitis.: Although there are many potential causes of acute pancreatitis. the most common are alcohol and gallstones. Pancreatitis is not usually caused by eating particular foods, although food may make it worse if it is already present. If you feel you may be having pancreatitis, see your doctor immediately. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does gallbladder problem cause weight loss?

Does gallbladder problem cause weight loss?

Possible: Weight loss is possible , due to pain after eating or fear of getting pain , will not be eating , due to reduced in take will loose weight. ...Read more

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Does fructose cause diabetes? By causing it, i mean does it by itself lead to diabetes, or does it cause weight gain, which in turn causes diabetes?

Does fructose cause diabetes? By causing it, i mean does it by itself lead to diabetes, or does it cause weight gain, which in turn causes diabetes?

Increased total: Caloric intake, including fructose, leads to an increased predisposition for diabetes. That said, there is no nutritional value to ingesting fructose, although it is commonly present in many foods, particularly fruits. ...Read more

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How does hypercalcaemia cause pancreatitis?

How does hypercalcaemia cause pancreatitis?

Conjecture: Nobody really knows but some suggest that hypercalcemia induces pancreatic injury via a secretory block, accumulation of secretory proteins, and possibly activation of enzymes that begin to digest the pancreas. ...Read more

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Why does kwashiorkor cause liver enlargement?

Why does kwashiorkor cause liver enlargement?

Fatty Liver: Protein-calorie malnutrition diseases may be associated with low serum Albumin (protein) and "fatty" livers...Enlarged...Because of decreased release of fats into the bloodstream to form certain types of proteins (lipoproteins). ...Read more

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Does gallbladder adenomycsis cause weight gain?

Does gallbladder adenomycsis cause weight gain?

Short answer: Is no. But how do you know you have gallbladder adenomyosis? If you have problems with sudden excessive weight gain, it could be from excessive fluid in your abdomen or congestive heart failure with fluid retention. I think you should have your doctor check you out. ...Read more

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Does gastritis cause weight loss?

Does gastritis cause weight loss?

Weight loss concern: History of "weight loss" is a red-flag to a doctor. It is unlikely your provider will be satisfied that gastritis is of itself sufficient cause for much loss of weight. Stomach upset due to both inflammation & possible associated delayed stomach emptying is expected, but loss of no more than a few pounds is not expected. Gastritis may be secondary to another disease--a search for which is needed. ...Read more

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High triglycerides, does it cause having arterial hypertension?

High triglycerides, does it cause having arterial hypertension?

No: High triglycerides do not cause high blood pressure. Very high levels of triglycerides can cause pancreatitis and may contribute to plaque buildup in the arteries depending on the other lipid levels in your blood ...Read more

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How does increased calories not cause diabetes or does it?

How does increased calories not cause diabetes or does it?

Seems to be a factor: The risk of type 2 diabetes is greater in cases of obesity and also with increased sugar consumption (glucose, fructose, high fructose corn syrup, etc). Obviously, obesity is related to an abundance of calories. There are some people with type 2 diabetes that are neither obese nor have poor diets, so that are other factors involved as well. Increased calorie consumption appears to be a risk. ...Read more

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How often does hypothyroidism really cause obesity?

How often does  hypothyroidism really cause obesity?

Depends on degree: Very low thyroid function results in low metabolism that can contribute to obesity. However, obesity is not always present in hypothyroidism as obesity is a factor of other things as well such as the type and amount of foods you eat. ...Read more

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Can chronic sleep loss cause cholestasis? Can it cause liver problems?

Can chronic sleep loss cause cholestasis?  Can it cause liver problems?

Not really.: Sleep loss is not known to cause liver disease or cholestasis. On the contrary, however, severe cholestasis can result in sleep loss, if the itching from the cholestasis makes it difficult to sleep. ...Read more

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Does GERD cause lose stool?

Does GERD cause lose stool?

Not typically.: GERD does not typically affect the stool either way. However, some antacids, particularly those based on magnesium, such as Maalox and Mylanta, can result in loose stool. If this is the case, using aluminum or calcium-based antacids, such as Alternagel or Tums, (calcium carbonate) can help. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does gallbladder problems cause tiredness?

Does gallbladder problems cause tiredness?

Here are some ...: Gallbladder stone remains the most common condition related with its inflammation / infection. Itself if asymptomatic may not be a serious health issue, but its common underlying conditions such as metabolic syndromes with obesity, DM, hypertension, poor circulation, etc. with multiple drug use / inactivity are the real problem affecting the patients' general well-being and vitality. So, see Doc.. ...Read more

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Does peptic ulcer disease lead to weight loss?

Does peptic ulcer disease lead to weight loss?

Weight loss and PUD: Involuntary weight loss is always considered a clinical "red flag." that being said, it is not a surprise that peptic ulcer disease patients may experience less interest in eating due to the pain that meals engender. Under such circumstance, weight loss may follow. However, stomach ulcers may on occasion arise in the setting of cancer, severe physiologic stress, trauma. Don't ignore "red flags.". ...Read more

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Gallstones (Definition)

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