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is lactose free milk ok for psoriasis

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Supplements: Depends on what you believe. I would check this with a Dermatologist before you make any decisions.

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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
26 years experience Gastroenterology
No: Non-fat milk is fat free. Still contains lactose.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
No!!: It is a hormone produced by the placenta which in turn stimulates the breasts to make milk.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Even for chipmunks.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Depalma
13 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: Coconut water/milk is lactose free. Sometimes malabsorption is a problem with dairy in Crohn's but if you have no gas, bloating, or diarrhea with coco ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Not really: if your headache were caused by the gluten in your diet or the lactose in your milk then yes gluten free diet and lactose free diet will eliminate you ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Marchetti
19 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: Whether you have lactose issues or not, you are fine to drink lactose free cow's milk or any other "milk" product like almond milk.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
44 years experience Travel Medicine
Not best choice: Not all almond milk is gluten free. Check the label. Almond milk is very low in protein and fat which growing children may need. It can be high in sug ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Yes: It is safe for both of those conditions. The milk sugar is already digested and gas and bloating should not be a problem.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: You're safe as long as you, as a celiac disease patient, avoid eating wheat, barley, rye products or any commercially-prepared food or drink that the ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
35 years experience Pediatrics
Different for each.: Lactose intolerance can be proven with a breath hydrogen test, although usually if the symptoms resolve when off lactose and recur when lactose is rei ... Read More
A 13-year-old female asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
37 years experience Pediatrics
Almond Milk: I think unsweetened almond milk would be the best choice. It is lactose free, gluten and casein free. I can't find any fructose or sucrose in it (exce ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hillel Naon
42 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
If you like to: You can apply milk to your skin or bath in milk if you wish. It will not affect you if you have lactose intolerance. Only drinking milk containing lac ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
YesButWhyLactoseFree: No clear safety issue: lactose, a sugar (-ose means sugar), the principal sugar in mammalian milk, including human, & derived products. Food processin ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Soy milk products use a different sugar & are well tolerated. There are regular milk products that are infused with the missing enzyme that are also t ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Rooklin
48 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Possibly: While I have never suggested using buffalo milk for my cow's milk allergic patients it might be worth a try if you a source forthe milk. Other option ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
No: you can have an intolerance with out having an allergy. An allergy can be occur when your body makes antibodies to the milk protein- and an intoleranc ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
Better to avoid: He can get all the protein he needs from certain beans, nuts, seeds, wild fish like salmon, cage-free eggs and quinoa. Some controversy associated wit ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Soy milk: Rice milk and soy milk are ok and reasonable substitutes for cows milk in allergic individuals.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Per Freitag
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Threptin is OK: Threptin is a protein supplement and I could not fine any literature indicating that is it not tolerated in lactose intolerant
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig MacArthur
33 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Maybe not: The reactions that you describe are more likely related to cow's milk protein allergy, not to lactose intolerance. Lactose free milk still has cow's m ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: It has no value in lupus.

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