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Eating Disorders: Malnutrition Tests

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As a part of the physical examination for eating disorders, a doctor may order certain tests to see whether your body is generally healthy. These may include blood or urine tests to check:

A doctor may also test whether you have difficulty digesting certain foods, such as milk and dairy products.

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Current as of: May 28, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Brian O'Brien, MD, FRCPC - Internal Medicine
W. Stewart Agras, MD, FRCPC - Psychiatry

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