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can lactose intolerance cause bloody stools

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Maybe something else: Lactose intolerance is common--25% of caucasians, 80% of afro-americans, almost 100% asians. Lactose intolerance can be secondary to lactase enzyme de ... Read More

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Stringy material: Some of what looks like strings in poo is just vegetative matter that the gut cannot digest,Leafy salads,celery, and other vegetables may have enough ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes, several: Gassiness, loose stools and non-bloody diarrhea are common symptoms of lactose intolerance. These symptoms can worsen as the amount of dairy product ... Read More
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Dr. Elizabeth Yen
19 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Gas and diarrhea: Lactose intolerance is the result of an inability to digest the sugar lactose. The consequence is excess gas, bloating, diarrhea, and abdominal discom ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Specializes in Pediatrics
Constipation: It is very rare to be lactose intolerant at the age of 5 weeks. I would try formula like similac gentlease to see. If it didn't work, try nutramegen o ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jyoti Ramakrishna
35 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Unlikely: A high ph is alkaline, not acid. Any diarrhea can cause diaper rash. There are many causes of diarrhea at this age - infection, malabsorption, celiac ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Gastroenterologist: The only way to know is to see a gastroenterologist who will consider a scope and sending the stool for evaluation.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Lactose intolerance: Yes you could have lactose intolerance after a5-6 hour delay
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Either possible: Go and see a GI doctor and get this evaluated. Or stop eating dairy products containing milk.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Rafoth
50 years experience Gastroenterology
No: Vinegar is an acid that is weaker than stomach acid. So it should not cause any significant irritation of the stomach or intestines (which is suggeste ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No: Ibs (irritable bowel syndrome) is actually a functional state of the bowel. It should not cause bleeding. Are you thinking about inflammatory bowel co ... Read More

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