U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

Are brownies ok for lactose intolerance

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
It can be: Depending on the severity of your lactose intolerance and how much dairy products you consume without lactaid support, you may have periods of abdomin... Read More
Dr. Lonna Larsh
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Gas: I agree with dr erkine, but i want to add that often it is not at all painful. Many times people just have excessive gas and flatulance, which may no... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Perry
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Intestinal enzyme: People with lactose intolerance lack an enzyme in the intestine that breaks down lactose.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
Avoid dairy / get rx: Avoid dairy products that cause symptoms can consume lactose free dairy or use otc meds 2 help, if doesn't work c ur doctor or gastroenterologist, goo... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hosamane Prabhakara
A US doctor answeredLearn more
Possibly: My understanding is these pills contain lactase a brush border enzyme which breaks down the sugar in the milk to simpler sugars which aids in the abs... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
2 choices: You treat this issue by #1 avoiding all products with lactose or #2 take supplemental lactase enzyme (lactaid and others).There are milk products avai... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
See details: The only treatment is avoiding foods that contain lactose.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
See details: Abdominal pain, bloating, gas, diarrhea.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 49 years experience
Gas, bloating, cramp: Gas, bloating and cramps are most common. Diarrhea is much less common.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
A forever problem: Lactose intolerance is genetically based (please see my earlier answer), & is "forever." of course, some people with the condition have higher thresho... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
Gastroenterology 28 years experience
HBT...: Hbt (hydrogen breath test) is a simple office based test to make the diagnosis of lactose intolerance. Good luck!
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership