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Lactose (Definition)

Found in milk. Lactose is a large sugar molecule that is made up of two smaller sugar molecules, glucose and galactose. In order for lactose to be absorbed from the intestine and into the body, it must first be split into glucose and galactose. The glucose and galactose are then absorbed by the cells lining the small intestine. The enzyme that splits lactose into glucose ...Read more


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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?

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?

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) ...Read more

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My boyfriend's farts never smell. It only reeks when he drink coffee or eat coffee flavored ice cream. Does that mean hes lactose intolerant? ...

My boyfriend's farts never smell. It only reeks when he drink coffee or eat coffee flavored ice cream. Does that mean hes lactose intolerant? ...

The nose knows: The issues may be more dependent upon your sense of smell than his diet. You must be very tolerant to put up with this. Suggest to him he alter his diet, try lactaid or see a doctor. ...Read more

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Do people with lactose intolerance find drinking frappucino the most troublesome?

Do people with lactose intolerance find drinking frappucino the most troublesome?

Depends: I think everyone has their own tolerznce level..But a frappucino certainly has a lot of milk.Therefore a lot of lactose. ...Read more

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How long does it typically take for people with lactose intolerance to feel sick after drinking milk or eating yogurt?

Varies: The time for symptoms to develop varies, but usually not immediate...More often these symptoms occur hours after ingestion. ...Read more

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Can drinking milk when lactose intolerance cause any damage?

Can drinking milk when lactose intolerance cause any damage?

Water is fine: Lactose intolerance is a deficiency in the intestines of lactase the enzyme that digests milk's sugar (lactose). Water does not contain lactose therefore not a problem. ...Read more

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Cant drink milk, but can eat milk chocolate. Do I have.Lactose intolerance?

Cant drink milk, but can eat milk chocolate. Do I have.Lactose intolerance?

Maybe: Lact intol is digestive issue, not allergy. Less milk sugar in milk chocolate. High sugar and fat content slows down stomach emptying, slows down load of milk sugar (lactose) to small intestine, less likely to overload it. Whole milk better tolerated than skim; mixed meal better than milk alone; yogurt/kefir better than reg milk (bacteria digest some lactose); hard cheese better than e.g. Cott. ...Read more

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Expert opinion - should not drinking milk for 5 years maybe cause lactose intolerance?

Expert opinion - should not drinking milk for 5 years maybe cause lactose intolerance?

Not unlikely: Lactose intolerance is a hereditary condition especially common among africans and asians. If one only has mild lactose intolerance, the condition may possibly get worse if one abstains from dairy for a long period of time. However not consuming dairy does not induce lactose intolerance. ...Read more

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Can drinking too much milk cause lactose intolerance?

Can drinking too much milk cause lactose intolerance?

No: Too much cow milk can cause microscopic gut injury & blood loss leading to anemia.We encourage parents to limit toddlers milk intake to 16-24 oz/day.Lactose intolerance is caused by genetic lack of, or acquired loss(ie chronic diarrhea) of the enzyme lactase from the absorptive surfaces in the gut. ...Read more

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Will drinking too much milk cause lactose intolerance symptoms?

Will drinking too much milk cause lactose intolerance symptoms?

Lactose: That is what lactose intolerance is. It is caused by an insufficiency of the lactase enzyme in the intestine. Milk can be purchased that is lactose free or can be treated with enzymes to break down the lactose sugar. Aged cheeses and yogurt are better tolerated than milk by people with lactose intolerance. The fat content does not significantly affect lactose, skim is not better than regular milk. ...Read more

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What to do about severe lactose intolerance? Are lactaid milks ok to drink?

Yes: Avoid foods containing lactose (dairy), lactaid should be fine because it does not contain lactose. ...Read more

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Is it possible that drinking too much milk cause lactose intolerance symptoms?

Lactose intolerance: Lactose intolerance is a common disorder due to the inability to digest lactose secondary to low levels of lactase enzyme. Drinking too much milk will not cause lactose intolerance. ...Read more

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I am lactose intolerance sometimes, depends on the amount i drink milk. Would lactase pills still effective after symptoms show?

Possibly: They may help, but certainly will not help completely as the "damage has been done so to speak". But it may help a bit. The lactase would certainly be more helpful if you took it before eating. ...Read more

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Since I was sick for 3 months I stopped having milk, now I seem to get bloated and feel a bit sick when I drink it. Did I develop lactose intolerance?

Since I was sick for 3 months I stopped having milk, now I seem to get bloated and feel a bit sick when I drink it. Did I develop lactose intolerance?

Likely: If the illness affected the intestinal, the inflammation may lead to a transient loss of lactase and thus lactose intolerance. The lack of exposure to lactose for a few months may also reduce the body's production of lactase also. Wait another 3 months and try milk again. Let us know what follows. ...Read more

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Is having gas after drinking milk a sign of lactose intolerance ?

Is having gas after drinking milk a sign of lactose intolerance ?

Possibly: Usually lactose intolerance presents with abdominal bloating, pain, cramps and diarrhea in addition to gas but a mild case could present with just gas. (www.Chrisohmd.Com). ...Read more

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Is farting due to lactose intolerance going to stop if you drink no milk?

Yes: If you avoid foods containing lactose (dairy), the symptoms associated with lactose ingestion will stop. ...Read more

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What to do if I have lactose intolerance, so i drink lactaid milk but get problems when i heat it up?

Lactose Intolerance: Lactose intolerance is due to inability to digest sugar called lactose. Temperature of milk should not significantly alter symptoms related to this condition. It is possible that you have other concomitant condition for which you should see your doctor, if the symptoms are severe or is accompanied by other signs. ...Read more

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Can drinking milk when your lactose intolerance cause damage other than gas?

Yes. but not permane: Other symptoms, other than gas, include loose stools to diarrhea, and abdominal cramps. To some, these are more the issue than gas, especially if you work in a hermetically sealed office cubicle. ...Read more

Dr. Bhavin Patel
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Milk Intolerance (Definition)

Milk intolerance is digestive problems (bloating, gas, diarrhea) due to one or more components of milk. Lactose (sugar found in milk) intolerance is an example of milk intolerance. Milk intolerance can also be due to problems with fat and ...Read more


Dr. Bhavin Patel
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Lactose Intolerance (Definition)

The inability to fully digest sugar ...Read more