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why am i lactose intolerant?

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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Varies: The lactose intolerant person is either born without the enzyme needed to digest lactose, or looses it with age. It can be temporary after a bowel injury like prolonged diarrhea, but this mar heal and tolerance returns. You can either avoid lactose or take the enzyme as a supplement ; have a great life.
Answered on Apr 7, 2019

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