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Does Lactose Free Milk Cause Bloating
Gas: Many processed foods contain dairy products; so you have to check ingredients. Of course, other dairy products contain lactose, too—cheese, ice cream, yogurt. You can take lactase tablets (otc) before a meal to help break down lactose. Simethicone can help break up gas bubbles to relieve bloating & discomfort. ...Read more
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
Burping, bloating, and burning chest principally after drinking milk and eating milk products. Can lactose intolerance cause acid reflux?
Unable to digest lactose. Lot of bloating after few minutes of milk & milk products. Plz help. Thanks in Advance?
You have: made the diagnosis so stay away from milk cheese and yogurts unless they are lactose free or use lactaid tablets or products ...Read more
Can I take lactaid eventhough I have not been clinically diagnosed with lactose intolerance? I experience bloating after drinking milk.
Lactose intolerance: is a clinical diagnosis and you have may have just diagnosed yourself. Take some Lactaid and see if it helps. ...Read more
To add more muscle mass i started drinking whole milk. I have noticed more bloating, gas, and larger stool. Does this mean I am lactose intolerant?
Possible: It is possible. Try taking two lactaid or the generic equivalent with your next glass of milk and see if resolves the symptoms. If it is only milk and not ice cream or any other foods then may be something else and you should see your doctor. ...Read more
If you are lactose intolerant and still have bloating/gas from lactose-free yogurt, is there something else in the diary that causes these symptoms?
Can't digest lactose: A normal person eating a healthy diet including dairy products can get flatulence or bloating. 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. Gas can build up, causing bloating. ...Read more
Sure lact intol?: If you are sure the symptoms are due to lactose intolerance, as opposed to lots of other causes, e.g. Ulcers, infection, inflammatory bowel, celiac, parasites, tumors, other, then warm beverages may help stimulate bowel and pass gas. Gas-x works in stomach not farther down. Peppermint oil, chamomile, fennel, caraway all decrease spasm in bowel-may help. If recurrent symptom, see md. ...Read more
Had bloating 1.5 yrs, cause not found, lactose & gluten tests ok, few months ago told iron deficient & given tablets, worried problems could be linked?
Yes. : Yes. Both phenomena can cause similar symptoms. ...Read more
Possibly: If you have a sensitivity to dairy you can certainly develop bloating As well as loose stool and diarrhea. ...Read more
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As a person who does suffer from lactose/fructose/gluten intolerance and frequent bowel trouble, what can I do to relieve stringy stool and bloating?
What are the sign of lactose intolerance because I ate ice cream after my dinner and my stomach hurts me (bloating , acid reflux ,gases) uncomfortabl?
Lactose intolerance?: Lactose breath testing (objective) or a clinical response to lactase enzyme supplements ;/or milk avoidance (subjective decline in the gassiness & diarrhea associated with ingesting lactose) may clarify your concern. Bleeding, weight loss, significant tenderness is not lactose intolerance, for which (among other manifestations) formal evaluation is warranted. ...Read more
How to tell gluten allergy? Lately ab cramps after eating, looser stools, bloating, ab tender to touch, gassy. I am already lactose intol and a veg.
While less than 1% of those in the us have true gluten allergy (celiac disease), experts estimate ~10% have gluten sensitivity, distinct from celiac, which causes GI symptoms, headaches ; fatigue. Blood tests can detect celiac but if those are negative try avoiding gluten for at least 10 days ; then see how you react to gluten. See http://bit.Ly/1knpfe1
many with this issue only react to wheat. ...Read more
What is gastroperalsis? Could I have this? Always throwing up and have GERD, lactose intolerance and IBS stomach pain and bloating.
Don't overindulge: That would seem to be the solution to your dilemma. ...Read more
Milk still in breasts and i stopped b.F. Over a year ago and break through bleeding for 4 months now also bloating? Is this my hormones out of whack?
Why is my symptoms more severe when I have cheese than milk? Flatulence, bloating, gas and mild diarhea
My 2 year old son has loss of appetite and bloating for couple days now and will only drink milk and water. Today he started light vomiting.
Recently I have been having bloating, gas, and acid reflux that lasts all day until i wake up , then comes back after eating. I drink milk daily.
Diet: Milk can temporarily buffer stomach acid, nutrients in milk, particularly fat, will stimulate the stomach to produce more acid.Avoid fatty foods, chocolate, mint, carbonated beverages, citrus, tomato products, coffee. Medications suggested by your physician can help relieve symptoms of gerd. ...Read more
Stomach pain and bloating for two days now after drinking milk, especially in the lower left side of the abdomen.
Intolerant?: The timing and nature of the symptoms are not consistent with antibody mediated milk allergy. More likely is lactose intolerance (if, in fact, related to milk ingestion). Do you frequently have bloating or discomfort after eating dairy? A trial of complete elimination from the diet is the best test for this. ...Read more
Milk still in breasts after stopping over a year.Break through bleeding for 4 months.Bad tummy bloating & not on birth control. Ant ideas what to do?
My milk, egg, fruits allergy prick test is negative but when i eat these foods i get itchy flaky scalp, bloating belly, very dry skin specially hands ?
Food intolerance: Even though you tested negative to the above foods they still may be evoking symptoms when you eat them. Avoid them for now and gradually reintroduce them one at a time after six months. ...Read more
Does lactose free milk cause constipation in infants?My daugther is 1 yr and she started lactaid whole milk, could this be making her constipated?
Not likely: If the only thing that's changed is the addition of lactaid milk it's a possibilty. It depends on what else baby is eating and was eating before the switch. Breast fed babies usually have soft, frequent stools, so if you just switched from breast, i'd expect stools to be firmer. Make sure she's getting 5-9 servings of fruits and vegetables each day and the constipation should resolve. ...Read more
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