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lactulose and lactose intolerance

A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
22 years experience Pediatrics
Why lactulose?: if she's taking lactulose for constipation there are other options. (miralax, sorbitol, mag citrate). If it is for something else, the I would want mo ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marie Trenga
35 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: Lactulose is lactose based. Some people who have mild lactose intolerance do not have problems with lactulose. Others get bloating. If it is important ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Lactose intolerance: You do not have the enzyme (lactase) to break down the lactose sugar in milk and thereby the bacteria in your gut have a field day fermenting the suga ... 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 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
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
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
16 years experience Family Medicine
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
47 years experience Rheumatology
Gas, bloating cramps: Gas, bloating and cramps are most common. Diarrhea is much less common.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hosamane Prabhakara
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Usually by diarrhea : Usually presents with diarrhea following milk ingestion .Usually no vomiting .Stool test can be done by checking stool for sugars and high acidity(ph) ... Read More

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