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Malnutrition: Any disorder that relates to inadequate intake of nutrients. See detailed information below for a list of 111 causes of Malnutrition, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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A state of poor nutrition; can result from insufficient or excessive or unbalanced diet or from inability to absorb foods
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
Disorder of nutrition due to unbalanced or insufficient diet or to defective assimilation or utilization of nutrients.
- (Source - CRISP)
A disorder caused by a lack of proper nutrition or an inability to absorb nutrients from food.
- (Source - National Cancer Institute)
The list below shows some of the causes of Malnutrition mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Malnutrition. Of the 111 causes of Malnutrition that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Malnutrition' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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The following list of medical conditions have Malnutrition or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Malnutrition based
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Medical Conditions associated with Malnutrition:
Symptoms related to Malnutrition:
Weight loss (2248 causes), Starvation, Appetite loss (1070 causes), Food symptoms (1907 causes), Gastrointestinal disorders, Chronic heart disease, Chronic lung disease, Chronic renal disease, Malignancy, Intestinal ischaemia, Anorexia due to azotemia, Uncontrolled diabetes mellitus, Dysphagia (194 causes), Hypercalcemia (54 causes)
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