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30 Possible Causes for Folic Acid Decreased, Foul Smelling Stool

  • Malabsorption Syndrome

    Frequent diarrhea and foul-smelling stools. Weakness. Weight loss. Your doctor can evaluate your symptoms to determine the cause and recommend treatment.[] Muscle cramp from decreased vitamin D , calcium absorption.[] acid and iron deficiency presenting as fatigue and weakness.[]

  • Celiac Disease

    Symptoms in children include abdominal bloating, bulky, very foul-smelling stools, and failure to grow.[] This may lead to deficiencies in vitamins (such as folic acid) and minerals (e.g. iron and calcium).[] […] of the more common symptoms: Recurring gastrointestinal symptoms such as: Gas Abdominal pain, cramps, bloating Indigestion and nausea Chronic diarrhea and/or constipation Foul-smelling[]

  • Cystic Fibrosis

    As a result, these children have large, bulky, foul-smelling stools.[] […] of the disease, but may include: Shortness of breath Frequent lung infections Persistent coughing Wheezing Fatigue Nasal congestion Stomach pain Weight loss Abnormal and foul-smelling[] Bulky, greasy, foul-smelling stools are often the first signs of cystic fibrosis.[]

  • Tropical Sprue

    Meals with fatty foods can cause oily, foul-smelling stools. Other symptoms include cramps, nausea, weight loss, gas and indigestion.[]

  • Childhood Celiac Disease

    Consult your child's doctor if your child is pale, irritable or failing to grow or has a potbelly and foul-smelling, bulky stools.[] […] following symptoms in your child: Digestive discomfort or diarrhea lasting more than two weeks Pale appearance Irritability Failure to grow or the development of a potbelly Foul-smelling[] […] or bulky stools Celiac Screening: Blood tests are used to screen for celiac disease.[]

  • Whipple Disease

    […] that are bulky, greasy, foul smelling, difficult to flush away, and leave a film of oil in the toilet pan after flushing.[] […] tract, resulting in weight loss, diarrhoea from malabsorption (the commonest symptom), and less often abdominal pain. 13 , 14 Fat malabsorption (steatorrhoea) results in stools[]

  • Short Bowel Syndrome

    Other symptoms include floating stools and foul-smelling stools, intestinal cramping, bloating, and heartburn .[] Swelling of lower extremities (edema), foul smelling stools, weight loss as a result of dehydration, electrolyte losses, and malnutrition are often experienced.[] Bloating Excessive gas and/or foul-smelling stool Poor appetite Weight loss or inability to gain weight Fatigue Vomiting Other complications can occur as a result of short[]

  • Blind Loop Syndrome

    SYMPTOMS Diarrhea, loss of appetite, abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting, bloating, weight loss, foul-smelling stool that floats in the toilet (fatty stool or steatorrhea)[] Symptoms of Blind Loop Syndrome Stool of such patients becomes fatty with foul smell.[] Thus, they are poorly absorbed, leading to diarrhea and often to steatorrhea, a condition in which the stool is fatty and foul-smelling, as well as to weight loss and vitamin[]

  • Abetalipoproteinemia

    These symptoms come as follows: Failure to thrive /Failure to grow in infancy [3] Steatorrhea /Fatty, pale stools [3] [4] Frothy stools [3] Foul smelling stools [3] Protruding[] Symptoms & Signs The signs of the illness are the failure to thrive, irregular-shaped red blood cells & fatty, foul-smelling stools.[] Infants with abetalipoproteinemia fail to gain weight and grow at the expected rate and have diarrhea, abnormal star-shaped red blood cells, and fatty, foul-smelling stools[]

  • Diphyllobothrium Latum Infection

    Macroscopy of her stool revealed undigested material that was semi-formed but without any foul smell.[] Vitamin B 12 and folic acid values were in the normal range without signs of anemia.[] Her loose stools were watery in consistency, were not foul smelling, and contained no blood or mucus, and the patient showed no signs of dehydration.[]

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