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With lactose intolerance, will I get sick from consuming some dairy yogurt?

With lactose intolerance, will I get sick from consuming some dairy yogurt?

Most likely: If you are lactose intolerant, you will most likely develop symptoms after eating yogurt that contains lactose. ...Read more

Stomach Flu (Definition)

Viral gastroenteritis is a viral infection of the GI tract. It can be picked up from contact with surfaces and foods that are carrying the virus. Symptoms include upset stomach, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal cramps. Sometimes ...Read more


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Are eggs excluded on a dairy free diet for diarrhea with spore free culture?

Are eggs excluded on a dairy free diet for diarrhea with spore free culture?

Fresh eggs ok. : Eggs are not a dairy product, and if fresh and eaten soon after being well cooked should not be a problem to digest and will not have mold spores. Egg beaters which are pasteurized are ok too. Eggs have no residue ( which means they are low in fiber). That is a good thing if you have diarrhea. Good health ...Read more

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Is soy milk good for people with gastritis or gastric acid?

Is soy milk good for people with gastritis or gastric acid?

Maybe: No more effective than any other food that will neutralize the acid in your stomach (for a few hours). ...Read more

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Why does a person with lactose intolerance have flatulence with the ingestion of dairy products?

Why does a person with lactose intolerance have flatulence with the ingestion of dairy products?

Bacteria make gas: A normal person eating a healthy diet can get flatulent. One reason is excess fiber. Since humans don't digest the fiber, intestinal bacteria will feed on it and make gas as a byproduct. Another reason is lactose intolerance, in which one can't digest the lactose (milk sugar) he eats. Again, bacteria will feed on it. A third reason is sugar alcohols, like maltitol, that can cause gas & diarrhea. ...Read more

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Are lactose free formulas suggested for newborns with gastroenteritis?

Are lactose free formulas suggested for newborns with gastroenteritis?

Only temporarily: Since babies produce lactase enzyme, but they can lose a lot of their enzyme during diarrhea, lactose-free formula may be needed for a couple weeks after each illness with diarrhea. When recovered, a baby can be gradually returned to regular formula, while parents watch the baby for excess gassiness, bloating, or loose poops. ...Read more

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Can you drink dairy products with URI and bronchitis ?

Can you drink dairy products with URI and bronchitis ?

Milk products/URTI: It should be no problem, if you are not lactose intolerant and do not have a specific casein or other milk allergy. ...Read more

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What foods should I avoid with lactose intolerance?

What foods should I avoid with lactose intolerance?

Lactose free!: Foods without lactose, which means milk, some cheeses, yogurt (regular). Lactose intolerance can also occur with foods which have significant milk or milk powder added. Milk whey is lactose free. All cheeses without carbs can be eaten. Remember, lactose is rarely added to food products. Unfortunately, other sugar products are, albeit safe for people with lactose intolerance. ...Read more

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Will imodium (loperamide) work with stomach flu diarrhea and can I drink alcohol?

Maynot need Immodium: It depends on the cause of the diarrhea. If someone develop salmonellosis or infection caused by salmonella bacteria, just drinking fluids and eating simple, soft and bland diet might be enough. Having bloody diarrhea or any other complications or diarrhea lasting more than 3-4 days, needs medical attention from a physician.Thanks. ...Read more

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Can people with IBS eat cottage cheese?

Can people with IBS eat cottage cheese?

Yes.: There are no specific avoid foods. Some people with ibs will find that they cannot tolerate a certain food so it would be reasonable to avoid foods that you feel cause you trouble. But if you eat cottage cheese and it is not a problem, then go for it. ...Read more

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Can a vegan diet help with recurring gastroenteritis?

Can a vegan diet help with recurring gastroenteritis?

Unlikely: There is no reason a vegan diet would specifically help recurrent gastroenteritis. You should see your provider to find out a possible cause. ...Read more

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Is monthly mid cycle constipation associated with some food intolerance?

Is monthly mid cycle constipation associated with some food intolerance?

food intolerances: If by food intolerances you mean 'adverse reactions to foods that are not caused by allergic antibodies' then the answer is unknown. There are many persons who report that certain foods reproducibly cause a myriad of unusual reactions however, the mechanism by which these foods cause problems remains a mystery to the medical world. Some physician's believe this to be lymphocyte-mediated reactions. ...Read more

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Can a vegan/vegetarian diet help with recurring gastroenteritis?

Can a vegan/vegetarian diet help with recurring gastroenteritis?

Yes it can: Depending on what you are eating. Light healthy vegetarian diet is good for GI health. Rice and lentils are good source of carb and protein during diarrhea, make sure eat plenty of yogurt and probiotics for good bacteria. ...Read more

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I'm not lactose intolerance, fine with milk n cheese etc. but I get severe diarrhea and stomach cramp 1-2 hrs after eating Greek yogurt. Why is that?

I'm not lactose intolerance, fine with milk n cheese etc. but I get severe diarrhea and stomach cramp 1-2 hrs  after eating Greek yogurt. Why is that?

Greek yougurt: and GI symptoms. There must be something in the yogurt that you are sensitive to. Please read the label and see what's in it as a flavoring, coloring, preservative, etc. Consider eating a different brand or non-Greek yogurt. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can I give soy milk for toddler with diarrhea?

Can I give soy milk for toddler with diarrhea?

Yes, as long: as he doesn't have a soy allergy. Does he normally drink soy milk or are you giving it to him because of the diarrhea? Sometimes soy is more easily digested than cow's milk. It may not make a difference, but it certainly won't be harmful. ...Read more

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What can people with lactose intolerance eat?

Foods without lactos: Foods without lactose, which means milk, some cheeses, yogurt (regular). Lactose intolerance can also occur with foods which have significant milk or milk powder added. Milk whey is lactose free. All cheeses without carbs can be eaten. ...Read more

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35 year-old woman with abdominal discomfort, bloating, nausea and gas associated with starchy foods.....?

35 year-old woman with abdominal discomfort, bloating, nausea and gas associated with starchy foods.....?

Abdominal discomfort: I recommend finding a functional medicine physician and get evaluated for gluten intolerance and other potential causes of food allergies. ...Read more

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Gastroenteritis (Definition)

A condition in which a person has vomiting and diarrhea due to an infection with a "stomach flu" virus. It is contagious, and usually resolves without treatment except for over-the-counter remedies or ...Read more