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1,172 Possible Causes for Foul Smelling Stool, Recurrent Upper Respiratory Infections, Steatorrhea

  • Cystic Fibrosis

    […] become clearer in recent years that celiac disease is a clinical picture "characterized by arrest of growth, a distended abdomen, and attacks of diarrhoea with large, pale, foul-smelling[doi.org] Bulky, greasy, foul-smelling stools are often the first signs of cystic fibrosis.[britannica.com] The most common form of cystic fibrosis is associated with respiratory symptoms, digestive problems (steatorrhea and/or constipation) and staturoponderal growth anomalies.[orpha.net]

  • Pancreatic Insufficiency

    Her sister also has a history of recurrent upper respiratory infections but no pneumonias and no other infections.[aaaai.org] stools).[labtestsonline.org.au] CF should therefore be considered in the differential diagnosis of infants with steatorrhea and failure to thrive.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Malabsorption Syndrome

    Frequent diarrhea and foul-smelling stools. Weakness. Weight loss. Your doctor can evaluate your symptoms to determine the cause and recommend treatment.[uwhealth.org] Abstract 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Schilling tests (with intrinsic factor) improve in two patients and steatorrhea improved in all and there was significant weight gain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Recurrent Upper Respiratory Infections
  • Chronic Pancreatitis

    Patients complain of diarrhoea, foul smelling stools that are difficult to flush, and weight loss.[pijn.com] […] 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] The diarrhea is a result of fat malabsorption, which results in bulky, foul-smelling stools that may appear oily and float (steatorrhea).[hopkinsmedicine.org]

    Missing: Recurrent Upper Respiratory Infections
  • Celiac Disease

    […] that are foul smelling, oily, or stick to the toilet when flushed Unexplained weight loss (although people can be overweight or normal weight) Other problems that can develop[nlm.nih.gov] , and nutritional and vitamin deficiencies Applies To Celiac: crisis infantilism rickets Gee (-Herter) disease Gluten enteropathy Idiopathic steatorrhea Nontropical sprue[icd9data.com] Applicable To Celiac disease with steatorrhea Celiac gluten-sensitive enteropathy Nontropical sprue Use Additional Use Additional Help Certain conditions have both an underlying[icd10data.com]

    Missing: Recurrent Upper Respiratory Infections
  • Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis

    Also, these patients produce copious amounts of foul-smelling stool, which may persist following liver transplant.[symptoma.com] Depending on nature of mutation, may present as BRIC2 or PFIC2 PFIC2 – Presents as severe intrahepatic cholestasis in infancy BRIC2 – Presents as recurrent episodes of pruritus, steatorrhea[basicmedicalkey.com] The main clinical features were early onset of loose, foul-smelling stools, jaundice, hepatosplenomegaly, impaired growth with short stature, and in 4 of 6 cases, death between[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Recurrent Upper Respiratory Infections
  • Steatorrhea

    Foul smelling stool. Stool too sticky and difficult to flush from toilet pan. Presence of diarrhea. Distension of abdomen.[tandurust.com] Abstract The dietary treatment of steatorrhea requires knowledge of the cause of the disease associated with the steatorrhea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Because fat floats in water, the stool with high percentage of fat also floats in the water. The stool is usually frothy and foul-smelling.[causediarrhea.com]

    Missing: Recurrent Upper Respiratory Infections
  • Shwachman Syndrome

    As a result, they often have fatty, foul-smelling stools (steatorrhea); are slow to grow and gain weight (failure to thrive); and experience malnutrition.[ghr.nlm.nih.gov] Other deficiencies included vitamin E (4 patients, 19%), zinc (7 patients, 33%), and copper (5 patients, 24%). [19] Recurrent bacterial infections (eg, upper respiratory tract[emedicine.com] Pancreatic lipase secretion was assessed in 3 patients with steatorrhea and 5 without steatorrhea (73% of the surviving patients) using a sensitive assay which used maximum[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Whipple Disease

    […] that are bulky, greasy, foul smelling, difficult to flush away, and leave a film of oil in the toilet pan after flushing.[pmj.bmj.com] Chronic malabsorptive diarrhea may also develop and lead to steatorrhea.[disability-benefits-help.org] DX: Steatorrhea and decreased D-xylose absorption occur in most patients. Vitamin B12 malabsorption is unusual.[enotes.tripod.com]

    Missing: Recurrent Upper Respiratory Infections
  • Giardiasis

    Symptoms include explosive, watery, greasy, foul-smelling stools, bloating, nausea, pain, gas, fatigue, and loss of appetite.[hopkinsmedicine.org] In her medical history, she had suffered from recurrent upper and lower respiratory infections like sinusitis, otitis media and pneumonia since childhood.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] from the asymptomatic cyst-passing stage, to the chronic or subacute stage mimicking gallbladder or ulcer disease, to the transient or, rarer, persistent acute stage with steatorrhea[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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