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Lactose intolerance, what to do?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 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, good luck.

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A 44-year-old member asked:

What is confusing with lactose intolerance?

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Milk Allergy: Milk allergy and lactose intolerance are often confused together. The former is an allergic immune-mediated reaction. The latter is the lack of an enzyme.
A 32-year-old member asked:

What should I do about severe lactose intolerance?

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Dr. Hillel Naon
Pediatric Gastroenterology 44 years experience
Lactose free diet: Lactose free diet and lactase.
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A 22-year-old female asked:

How do you diagnose lactose intolerance?

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Dr. David Drewitz
Gastroenterology 28 years experience
HBT...: Hbt (hydrogen breath test) is a simple office based test to make the diagnosis of lactose intolerance. Good luck!
A 44-year-old member asked:

How can I test for lactose intolerance once and for all?

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Dr. Mary Efremov
Internal Medicine 44 years experience
Try milk: If you get gas, diarrhea, cramps and uncomfortable feelings....Do not use milk products or get the lactase tablets.
A 47-year-old member asked:

What are effects of lactose intolerance?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 49 years experience
Gas, bloating, cramp: Gas, bloating and cramps are most common. Diarrhea is much less common.

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