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How to prevent lactose intolerance

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sudeshan Govender
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No: Suggest that u go on a diary free diet. Formula should be lactose free and hydrolysated. May need to add lactase enzyme drops .

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
Holistic Medicine 32 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 30 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
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 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 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Yes: Some people are born without or lose ability to make the enzyme needed to digest lactose, so they will always have intolerance. Some people lose this... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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See details: What is the question? Lactose intolerance does not appear out of no where at age 46.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Dairy Products: The principal symptom of lactose intolerance is an adverse reaction to products containing lactose (primarily milk), including abdominal bloating and ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Gas, bloating cramps: Gas, bloating and cramps are most common. Diarrhea is much less common.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Lactose intolerance: Generally speaking, once you have it, it does not go away. Use lactaid tablets when you ingest dairy products.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
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Abdominal Pain: Lactose intolerance causes abdominal pain and cramping, gas, nausea and/ or diarrhea.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rosch
Allergy and Immunology 49 years experience
Lactose intol. & age: Lactose intolerance is due to not have a sufficient amount of the enzyme lactase to digest the complex sugar in milk, lactose to simple sugars than ca... Read More

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