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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Celiac disease: As yet celiac disease is treated with a glutein free diet. The food companies have become aware or the problem so that today there more glutein free f ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely to happen: Celiac disease is a quirk in the immune system. At some point the body begins to create antibodies to gluten as if it were a virus. These antibodies a ... Read More

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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leila Wing
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Sometimes lactose intolerance can develop, especially after a GI viral illness or in older adults. Avoid lactose and see if it helps your symptoms.
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Along later in life: Most but not all young kids (other than asian and african americans) can tolerate lactose then develop lactose intolerance later in life.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Once you have it, you are stuck with it, use lactaid tablets with dairy products from now on.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Milk problems: Babies can have a variety to reactions to milk, some are intolerance and some are allergic. You can try soy or hemp milk to see if it is better tolera ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Probably not...: Probably better in advance...
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Consider it tuition: Hopefully you've learned a valuable lesson - it's costing you a lot. Don't ditch on yourself. Have a good exam by a good doctor to assess the degree o ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
31 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
16 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
39 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
45 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

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