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Can Thyroid Cancer cause Malabsorption?
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Can Thyroid Cancer cause Malabsorption?

I just been diagnosed as most likely having Pap. Thyroid cancer and my endo is geting my surgery scheduled.  However, 6 months ago I started having major stomach issues.  The gasto finally figured out that the gas and diahrea was from Malabsorption (my fat and other valuable minerals/vitamins) not being absorbed correctly.  I also am no anemic and on iron because of this but my gastro has yet to figure out the cause of the malabsorption.  Could my Thyroid Cancer be the cause?
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Welcome to our Community!  I am not sure at all .. perhaps one of the docs on the community can stop by.  You are in the right place here at MedHelp .. please keep us posted!

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