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Steatorrhea Herbal Treatment, Prevention, Symptoms, Causes, Cured By

General Name
Medical Name
Steatorrhea Symptoms
Smelly Stools
Bulky Stools
Oily Stools
Pale Stools
An oily or bulky layer of fat may be seen even when the feces are flushed
Loss of Weight
Deficiency of Vitamins
Loose Stools
White or clay colored Stools
Abdominal Pain
Rumbling Noise from Stomach

Steatorrhea Cured By

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Steatorrhea is a disease of the Pancreas and the Metabolism.
The excessive excretion of Fat in the feces that causes foul smell is Steatorrhea.
The intestines are not able to absorb the fat completely. It occurs due to Pancreatic Exocrine Insufficiency and Malabsorption Syndrome.
In both cases the fat is not absorbed properly in the Gut. An oily or bulky layer of fat may be seen even when the feces are flushed. The feces contains foul smell.

Causes of Steatorrhea
Celiac Disease
Liver Problems
Crohn's Disease
Cystic Fibrosis
Whipple's Disease
Autoimmune Disease
Bacterial Infection
Malabsorption Syndrome
Obstruction in the Bile Duct

If not treated properly, Steatorrhea may cause
Intestinal Infection

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Fardeen ( India )
18 Sep 2017
I have Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency dr said i have low digestive enzymes for digestion and advised me to take digestive enzymes for life i don't have pancreatitis, I have low stomach acid(agni) also could you suggest me herbs for Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency thank you
30 Oct 2017
Dear Fardeen
Have 1 yakult every day. It is a fermented milk ( probiotic ) which contains good bacteria that helps in digestion and absorption of foods.
Have a cup of Ginger tea for 1 week. It is antibacterial in nature.
Himesh ( India/Gujarat )
05 Jun 2019
Hello i hv steatorrhea from 8 months taking kutaj giving bulk but mucus not stopping in stool have pendunculated lesion in distal jejunum...... Eating only khichdi, meshed spinach, pomegranate n mung dal ....no relief losing weight n weaker with time also have erosive gastritis antrum n urease hpylori but not taken meds for pylori so far........

Please help....my haemogram going down despite increase in meals quantity n taking much sleep...
I tried vsl#3 , Ginger, pancreatic enzyme tablets, peppermint oil capsules, nutgrass, triphala tabs, shankhvati tabs...ragi chappati.

I tried peanut butter homemade then pus cells in stool test then stop and followed rifamaxin but mucus not stopped and tried kutaj stool become hard and bulky but mucus not stop...

Please advice what next?
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