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what's the difference between the diets of people with lactose intolerant and those dairy allergies differ?

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Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Nothing: Both need to avoid dairy. The lactose intolerant patient because they can't digest lactose the sugar in milk. The milk allergy patient b/c they are allergic to milk proteins and could have a life threatening reaction to milk.
Answered on Apr 12, 2015

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