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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Lactose Intolerance: Lactose-free dairy products or lactaid pills that contain the lactase enzyme are the only treatments available since this is not a food allergy but ra ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
36 years experience General Practice
Lactaid: Lactaid is the enzyme that replaces the missing enzyme in people with lactose intolerance. You need to take the enzyme when you ingest milk dairy prod ... Read More
Dr. James Sterner
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Avoidance: Avoid lactose. It's that simple.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
17 years experience Gastroenterology
Avoid lactose: Try avoiding lactose all together.
A female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Avoid dairy: Lactose intolerance causes only malabsorption of lactose by failing to convert it into glucose but should not cause malabsorption of other nutrients. ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
32 years experience Holistic Medicine
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
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Perry
Dr. Lee Perry answered
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Intestinal enzyme: People with lactose intolerance lack an enzyme in the intestine that breaks down lactose.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hosamane Prabhakara
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
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

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