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Coolant leaking in the oil

I have a 93 camaro with the v6 3.4 and it is leaking coolant into the oil. I checked my oil and it is milky colored. how do I know if it is a head gasket or a cracked head or block

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Auto parts stores have dye to add to your coolant or oil to determine the leak. You will need an ultrviolet lamp also for this test

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