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Question: Can you have malabsorption without weight loss? My doctor thinks that I am suffering from some sort of malabsorption problem, as in food is moving through my system too quickly. I haven't lost any weight though. Sorry for the TMI but the malabsorption makes sense when you consider my bowel movements, but the absense of weight loss is kind of perplexing to me. Does this ever happen?

Answer: Look up Habba Syndrome. I went thru a years worth of severe diarrhea, dizziness, folic acid deficiency, and about every test known to man. Habba fits my symptoms, and it sounds like it does yours too. It's not a wide spread diagnosis, so your dr might not be aware of it.... it's new to the medical community. Take the info to your dr on it, and see what they say.

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