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A 37-year-old member asked:

Is it possible that i lose weight from drinking milk if i'm lactose intolerant?

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 74 years experience
Lactose intolerance: Is often confused with milk and milk product intolerance. I assume that you get diarrhea with milk, hence the question. Stop milk and its products.
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A 35-year-old member asked:

Which type of milk can lactose intolerant people drink?

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Dr. Martin Fried
Nutrition 37 years experience
Lactaid: Lactaid milk is a milk in which the sugar lactose has already been broken into its components of glucose and galactose sugars. These sugars will get absorbed without any problem in the intestinal tract.
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A 41-year-old member asked:

What can people do if they cannot drink milk because they are lactose intolerant?

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Dr. Paul Choi
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 38 years experience
Lactose Intolerance: For people who are unable to drink milk, there are a variety of choices, such as lactaid or dairy ease products. Here is more info on do's and don'ts for those with this condition: http://www.Laendo.Net/english/lactose-intolerance-31309766.
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A 43-year-old member asked:

Is there any kind of milk they can drink if they are lactose intolerant?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Multiple: Lactose intolerance is due to a missing digestive enzyme (lactase) in the gut of affected persons. There are commercial products that have the lactase enzyme added like lactaid milk. Soy milk is naturally lactose free. You can also buy the missing enzyme in tablet form and take it before consuming lactose containing products.
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Last updated Mar 23, 2019

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