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    Eating Disorders: Malnutrition Tests

    Eating Disorders: Malnutrition Tests

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    As a part of the physical exam 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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    By Healthwise Staff
    Primary Medical Reviewer Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
    Specialist Medical Reviewer W. Stewart Agras, MD, FRCPC - Psychiatry
    Last Revised August 25, 2011

    Last Revised: August 25, 2011

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