• Treatment

    Vitamin and nutrient replacement is often necessary.

    Support Groups

    Expectations (prognosis)

    The outlook depends on the condition causing malabsorption.


    Long-term malabsorption can result in:

    • Anemia
    • Gallstones
    • Kidney stones
    • Osteoporosis and bone disease
    • Malnutrition and vitamin deficiencies

    Calling your health care provider

    Call your health care provider if you notice symptoms of malabsorption.