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Symptoms of Malabsorption

Symptoms of Malabsorption: Introduction

The types and severity of symptoms of malabsorption can differ depending on the cause and underlying diseases, the person's age and medical history, and other factors. Symptoms can run the gamut from nonexistent, to mild, to severe.

General symptoms of malabsorption include weakness, fatigue, weight loss, depression, and muscle wasting. Gastrointestinal symptoms can include fatty stools, cramping, bloating, chronic diarrhea, excessive gas, and pale or abnormally foul-smelling stools.

Malabsorption can also lead to serious complications, such as vitamin and mineral deficiencies, malnutrition, osteoporosis, birth defects, miscarriage, and anemia. Other serious complications may include heart failure, kidney stones, and gallstones....more about Malabsorption »

Symptoms of Malabsorption

The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Malabsorption includes the 9 symptoms listed below:

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Malabsorption: Symptom Checkers

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Malabsorption: Symptom Assessment Questionnaires

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Malabsorption: Complications

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Malabsorption: Undiagnosed Conditions

Diseases that may be commonly undiagnosed in related medical areas:

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Malabsorption?

The list of other diseases or medical conditions that may be on the differential diagnosis list of alternative diagnoses for Malabsorption includes:

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Other Possible Causes of these Symptoms

Click on any of the symptoms below to see a full list of other causes including diseases, medical conditions, toxins, drug interactions, or drug side effect causes of that symptom.

Malabsorption as a symptom:

For a more detailed analysis of Malabsorption as a symptom, including causes, drug side effect causes, and drug interaction causes, please see our Symptom Center information for Malabsorption.

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The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Malabsorption. This signs and symptoms information for Malabsorption has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Malabsorption signs or Malabsorption symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Malabsorption may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Malabsorption symptoms.


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