Medical History and Physical Exam for Lactose Intolerance
Asking questions about your medical history is an important part of diagnosing lactose intolerance. Your doctor may ask you about:
If you think your baby may have lactose intolerance, you may be asked if he or she:
The physical exam for lactose intolerance includes examining your belly. You may also be asked to bring in a sample of your stool. The stool of a person who has lactose intolerance is usually loose or watery. It also can be foamy.
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