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Question by  Bradyc4 (2)

What is malabsorption syndrome?

What are the symptoms?


Answer by  Darry (3853)

Malabsorption syndrome occurs when the intestine is not capable of absorbing nutrients properly. Symptoms typically include anemia, fatigue, diarrhea, cramping, edema, malnutrition and weight loss, muscle cramping, muscle atrophy, and gas.


Answer by  bubbyboy (9929)

Malabsorption syndrome is an abnormality that doesn't let the intestines absorb nutrients from food. Symptoms include weight loss, bloating, loss of appetite and muscle pain.


Answer by  cafish (2035)

It is the inability of the body to absorb vitamins, sugars, fats, or proteins. This can be caused by other diseases the person may have. If malabsorption goes untreated, it can cause heart failure, anemia or malnutrition, or other problems. Some symptoms are chronic diarrhea, bloating, weight loss, cramps, and bloating.


Answer by  bubbyboy (9929)

Malabsorption syndrome is the inability for the nutrients in the intestines to be absorbed properly. Symptoms included weight loss, bloating, anemia and gas.

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