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How can i treat lactose intolerance?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
2 choices: You treat this issue by #1 avoiding all products with lactose or #2 take supplemental lactase enzyme (lactaid and others).There are milk products available that have the enzyme added and there are milk substitutes (almond ; soy) that contain no lactose. Some milk based products (cheddar cheese ; yogurt) that are low enough in lactose content that they don't trigger symptoms.

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A 38-year-old member asked:

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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