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A 23-year-old female asked:

i am finding that every time i drink cold coffee beverages i have stomach discomfort and then have to have a bm. could i be lactose intolerant?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Douglas
Orthodontics 51 years experience
Probably the Coffee : Coffee can upset your stomach and it is a laxative. Try switching to iced tea.
Dr. Daniel Motola
Gastroenterology 13 years experience
Caffeine vs lactose : Main question is are you reacting to the lactose in milk or the caffeine , which can stimulate your colon. Try without Milk. Or try drinking 2 glasses of milk alone and see how you feel (lactose challenge)

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Last updated Nov 27, 2017

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