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What is the at-home care and prevention for malabsorption?

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Malabsorption syndrome can’t always be prevented, especially if you have celiac disease, cystic fibrosis, or other chronic conditions.

But you should work closely with your doctor to manage these diseases as much as possible. Use laxatives and antibiotics carefully and only when necessary.

From: What is Malabsorption Syndrome? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Cancer Institute: “Malabsorption syndrome.”

Merck Manual: “Overview of Malabsorption.”

American Academy of Pediatrics: “Malabsorption.”

Celiac Disease Foundation: “What is celiac disease?”

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: “Your Digestive System and How It Works.”

Mayo Clinic Women’s HealthSource: “Vitamins and Minerals.”

National Health Service: “Malnutrition.”

Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America: “Nutrition and IBD.”

Orlando Health: “Malabsorption.”

Ohio State University Medical Center: “Gastrointestinal (GI) Modified Diet for Malabsorption.”

NIH. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: “Upper GI Endoscopy.”

Reviewed by William Blahd on January 20, 2017

SOURCES:

National Cancer Institute: “Malabsorption syndrome.”

Merck Manual: “Overview of Malabsorption.”

American Academy of Pediatrics: “Malabsorption.”

Celiac Disease Foundation: “What is celiac disease?”

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: “Your Digestive System and How It Works.”

Mayo Clinic Women’s HealthSource: “Vitamins and Minerals.”

National Health Service: “Malnutrition.”

Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America: “Nutrition and IBD.”

Orlando Health: “Malabsorption.”

Ohio State University Medical Center: “Gastrointestinal (GI) Modified Diet for Malabsorption.”

NIH. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: “Upper GI Endoscopy.”

Reviewed by William Blahd on January 20, 2017

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