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191 Possible Causes for Constipation, Increased Appetite, Steatorrhea

  • Cystic Fibrosis

    Treatment of constipation and prevention of complete bowel obstruction are required for gastrointestinal management in CF.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] appetite Salty tasting sweat Infertility (men) and decreased fertility (women) DIAGNOSING CYSTIC FIBROSIS If a doctor suspects a patient has CF, a ‘sweat test’ may be administered[cysticfibrosis.ca] […] can be readily differentiated from idiopathic steatorrhea by the low percentage of split fat in the stools associated with the former and the normal percentage characterizing[doi.org]

  • Celiac Disease

    It also increases appetite and can offset the inefficiency in the Celiac’s ability to absorb nutrients from the food you eat.”[reset.me] , and nutritional and vitamin deficiencies Applies To Celiac: crisis infantilism rickets Gee (-Herter) disease Gluten enteropathy Idiopathic steatorrhea Nontropical sprue[icd9data.com] This study aims to determine the prevalence of CD in patients with chronic constipation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Clinical Presentation Classic triad of Diabetes Mellitus are polydipsia (increased thirst), polyphagia (increased appetite and ingestion), and polyuria (increased urination[physio-pedia.com] steatorrhea.[pancreapedia.org] Symptoms of CD include malabsorption and malnutrition, vitamin deficiencies, iron deficiency anemia, failure to thrive, short stature, diarrhea, anorexia, constipation, vomiting[dx.doi.org]

  • Malabsorption Syndrome

    […] for travelers to foreign countries Other Gastrointestinal Diseases: Celiac Sprue Crohn's Disease Colon Cancer Colon Polyps Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines for 2001 Constipation[web.archive.org] A patient with malabsorption syndrome and steatorrhea was found to have IgG (lambda) M component in the blood and some extracellular deposition of IgG in the intestinal wall[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Diarrhea (sometimes alternating with constipation), bloating or cramping, failure to thrive, frequent bulky stools, muscle wasting, and a distended abdomen may accompany malabsorption[randyschellenberg.tripod.com]

  • Amyloidosis

    The symptoms include diarrhea, steatorrhea, or constipation. Pseudo-obstruction carries a particularly grave prognosis, often not responding to pro-motility agents.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] blood sugar levels, loss of diabetic control, mood and behavioural changes - including anxiety, euphoria, depression, mood swings, increased appetite and weight gain, osteoporosis[eviq.org.au] CASE REPORT A 68-year-old female presented with symptoms of partial bowel obstruction, including intermittent diffuse abdominal pain and constipation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Malnutrition

    Exercise and an active social life are lifestyle behaviors that can help increase appetite as well.[nestlehealthscience.com] Amann ST, Josephson SA, Toskes PP (1997) Acid steatocrit: a simple, rapid gravimetric method to determine steatorrhea.[dx.doi.org] We report a case of a 21 y old man who was diagnosed as CIPO with a history of recurrent intestinal colic and obstructive symptoms, slow transit type of constipation, bilateral[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pancreatitis

    Other signs include: persistent vomiting, which increases after the first 2 days of illness loss of appetite when able to eat, inability to keep food down vomit that is yellowish[kidshealth.org] […] include abdominal pain, malabsorption and diabetes mellitus Inflammation of the pancreas that is characterized by recurring or persistent abdominal pain with or without steatorrhea[icd9data.com] Prescription pain medicine may cause constipation. Ask your healthcare provider how to prevent or treat constipation.[drugs.com]

  • Constipation

    The National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) break constipation in adults into two categories - chronic constipation of unknown cause and constipation due to[en.wikipedia.org] For babies on solids, increased fruit and vegetables in their diet might help.[rch.org.au] Precautions Excessive use may lead to electrolyte imbalance, osteomalacia, steatorrhea, cathartic colon Drug Category: Saline laxatives -- Acute treatment of constipation[web.archive.org]

  • Short Bowel Syndrome

    […] recipient's intestinal tract, has been used for decades to treat recurrent Clostridium difficile infection, and case reports document its use in the successful treatment of constipation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Diarrhea Poor weight gain or weight loss Bloating Poor appetite Increased gas, foul smelling stools Fatigue, pallor Vomiting What are the complications of intestinal failure[gikids.org] Natural conjugated bile acids improve steatorrhea to a smaller extent and greatly worsen diarrhea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Obesity

    Side effects related to use of the AspireAssist include occasional indigestion, nausea, vomiting, constipation and diarrhea.[fda.gov] Medications: Some medications intrinsically increase the weight and boost the appetite.[symptoma.com] In addition, this vaccine could cause steatorrhea, diarrhea, gastrointestinal cramps, and occasional nausea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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