A 32-year-old member asked:
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please tell me, could lactose intolerance come back.?

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Variable: 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 transiently during an illness like bad diarrhea. It returns with healing. It can happen again if the conditions return.
Answered on Mar 24, 2014

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