Eating Disorders: Malnutrition Tests

Eating Disorders: Malnutrition Tests

Topic Overview

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.

Credits

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerW. Stewart Agras, MD, FRCPC - Psychiatry
Last RevisedAugust 25, 2011

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