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13 Possible Causes for Bulky Stool, Green Serum, Malnutrition

  • Celiac Disease

    Neurological symptoms were preceded by two months of gastrointestinal symptoms such as vomiting, abdominal distention, and clear signs of malnutrition and weight loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Red line indicates pre-immune rabbit serum.[doi.org] Symptoms in children include abdominal bloating, bulky, very foul-smelling stools, and failure to grow.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Cystic Fibrosis

    Diet-induced protein calorie malnutrition in C57BL/6J mice resulted in impaired pulmonary clearance of P. aeruginosa.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] U/ml), streptomycin (100 µg/ml), and 10% fetal bovine serum as described previously [14] ).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms usually appear in childhood and include meconium ileus, poor growth despite good appetite, malabsorption and foul bulky stools, chronic bronchitis with cough, recurrent[icd9data.com]

  • Kwashiorkor

    To conclude, kwashiorkor represents the worst form of edematous malnutrition and its genesis is multifactorial.[indianpediatrics.net] An assessment of the suitability of bromcresol green for the determination of serum albumin. Clin Chim Acta. 1974 ;53: 101 – 8.[tandfonline.com] It is characterized by marked hypoalbuminemia, anemia, edema, pot belly, depigmentation of the skin, loss of hair or change in hair color to red, and bulky stools containing[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Congenital Malabsorption of Folic Acid

    Posthepatitic aplastic anemia, Tuberculosis of bone marrow Musculoskeletal / Ortho No underlying causes Neurologic No underlying causes Nutritional / Metabolic Anemia of malnutrition[wikidoc.org] Folic acid can be measured in the liquid portion of blood ( serum ). This reflects a person's recent intake of folic acid in the diet.[northshore.org] You may have light-colored, foul-smelling stools that are soft and bulky. Stools are difficult to flush and may float or stick to the sides of the toilet bowl. Protein.[healthline.com]

  • Obesity

    […] many countries, the epidemic of overweight and obesity exists alongside a continuing problem of undernutrition and micronutrient deficiencies, creating a “double burden” of malnutrition[thousanddays.org] Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels and risk of multiple sclerosis. JAMA 2006;296:2832–2838. [ PubMed ] [ Google Scholar ] 6.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] They suffer from chronic mild diarrhea associated with bulky moist stools.[doi.org]

  • Malabsorption of Vitamin B12

    The outcome is malnutrition. Malnutrition may also be caused by inadequate diet with or without malabsorption. See also the separate Malnutrition article.[patient.info] Howard JM, Azen C, Jacobsen DW, Green R, Carmel R.[homocysteine-panel.org] Changes in the stools may include: Bloating, cramping, and gas Bulky stools Chronic diarrhea Fatty stools (steatorrhea) Treatment depends on the cause and is aimed at relieving[medlineplus.gov]

  • Secondary Biliary Cirrhosis

    Eating a nutritious diet Because malnutrition is common in people with cirrhosis, a healthy diet is important in all stages of the disease.[surgery.ucsf.edu] […] to fibrosis Surface & cut section : micronodular cirrhosis Colour : green bile stained Serum Elevated cholebilirubin (obstructive jaundice ) Elevated cholebilirubin & autoantibodies[gen9mdforum.forumegypt.net] stools Easy bruising Night blindness Abdominal or stomach pain on the right side Bone thinning or osteoporosis Fatty deposits around the eyes Fluid retention Thyroid problems[digestion.ygoy.com]

  • Myocardial Fibrosis

    […] following: Infectious causes, such as parasites (eg, helminths) and protozoans (eg, toxoplasmosis, malaria) Inflammatory causes: Eosinophilia Nutritional causes, such as general malnutrition[emedicine.medscape.com] CHO, Chinese hamster ovary GFP, green fluorescent protein DMSO, dimethyl sulfoxide CHAPS, 3-[(3-cholamidopropyl)dimethylammonio]propanesulfonate HEK, human embryonic kidney[doi.org] We report a 10-month-old male infant who was admitted to our hospital with a history of failure to thrive and bulky stools.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Laxative Abuse

    If this is done on a regular basis, then the person taking the laxatives could suffer from serious malnutrition.[managebowelmovements.com] FOLLOW-UP RECOMMENDATIONS Ongoing behavioral counseling Careful medical support; frequent visits as needed Assess serum electrolytes.[5minuteconsult.com] They make the stool more bulky by absorbing water. For example, psyllium (Metamucil) is safe because it is a natural form of fiber.[womenfitness.net]

  • Gastrointestinal Neuroendocrine Tumor

    […] face, head and upper chest; diarrhea; marked changes in blood pressure (usually hypotension, a decrease in blood pressure); asthmatic-like wheezing; weight loss or gain; malnutrition[rarediseases.org] Liver reserve function was evaluated by Indocyanine Green (ICG) test and 99m Tc-galactosyl human serum albumin scintigraphy (GSA) test.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Stools are watery, frothy, bulky, or in the form of steatorrhea. Diarrhea may or may not be associated with abdominal pain, flushing, and cramps.[emedicine.medscape.com]

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