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- Folate deficiency anemia
Symptoms may include:
Sore mouth and tongue
- Glucocerebrosidase deficiency
A deficiency of the glucocerebrosidase enzyme causes the inherited (genetic) disorder known as Gaucher disease. Due to a lack of the enzyme glucocerebrosidase, Gaucher disease, also known as glucocerebrosidase deficiency, is a genetic disorder that causes aberrant accumulations of the fatty compounds known as glycolipids in various human tissues.There are numerous terms that can be used to describe Gaucher disease. Read More
- Norovirus infection
The name "norovirus" refers to a family of viruses that can cause violent vomiting and diarrhea. It is widespread and simple to propagate (contagious). It is contagious through contaminated surfaces, contaminated food, and infected persons. Although many refer to norovirus as "the stomach flu," it has nothing to do with the flu (influenza).Even though it is not the flu, norovirus infection can c Read More
- Trichinosis (trichinellosis)
After you eat roundworm (trichinella) larvae, they grow into adult worms in your small intestine. The adults then produce larvae that move through the bloodstream to muscle tissues, shown here.
Signs and symptoms of trichinosis infection and how severe the infection is can vary. This depends on the number of larvae eaten in the infected meat.
Possibly no signs or symptoms
Mild cases of trichinosis — those with onl Read More
- Von gierke disease
These are symptoms of von Gierke disease:
Constant hunger and need to eat often
Easy bruising and nosebleeds
Puffy cheeks, thin chest and limbs, and swollen belly
- Whipple disease
Digestive signs and symptoms are common in Whipple disease and may include:
Stomach cramping and pain, which may worsen after meals
Weight loss, associated with the malabsorption of nutrients
Other frequent signs and symptoms associated with Whipple disease include:
Inflamed joints, particularly the ankles, knees and wrists