A 31-year-old female asked:
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why is gas caused by lactose intolerance so painful?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Gas: Gas produced by lactose intolerance affects individuals differently.In some people the pain may be severe, in others the pain may be mild.
Answered on Apr 8, 2014
Dr. Shontae Buffington
16 years experience Pediatrics
Malabsorption: You have ingested a substance that your body is having difficulty of absorbing or breaking down; lots of gas is formed in a short period of time making an intense stew of gas in your intestine. Ouch!
Answered on Jan 27, 2020
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