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Question Lactose Intolerance testing

What is the Best initial test to Dx Lactose Intolerance?
What is the Most Accurate test?

Where does Hydrogen Breath Test fit into the workup? How about Clinitest of stool reducing substances?
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The initial is trial of lactose free diet
The accurate is ? H-breath test but i dont its specific
Acidic Stool ph and reducing substances are positive when there's CHO malabsorption but are not specific for lactose
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What is the Best initial test to Dx Lactose Intolerance?
What is the Most Accurate test?

Where does Hydrogen Breath Test fit into the workup? How about Clinitest of stool reducing substances?
Lactose free diet is the answer to all.
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Lactose free diet is the answer to all.
Doesn't measurement of the Osmotic Gap confirm the Dx, though?
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