A 43-year-old female asked:
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what tests are done to determine if a person has malabsorption? blood tests or stool tests?

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Stool: Simple observation is sometimes adequate to suspect it.If your poop floats,it is usually because there is unabsorbed fat.They can confirm this with a stool fat study.
Answered on Oct 31, 2016

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