A 30-year-old male asked:
Hi. my father whose is about 57 year old. my question is my father's. digestion not work properly since 1990 and he ccannot digest milks item etc?
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Dr. Uzma Chaudhryanswered
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Lactose inttolerance: Inability to digest milk is usually due to lactose intolerance. Just avoid milk products or take lactose free milk products. He should go to his primary care doctor to get a workup to find out the source.
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