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How do I know if I have slight stomach pains. I know it's not a gluton allergy or lactose allergy and i can't seem to find a cause for this?

How do I know if I have slight stomach pains. I know it's not a gluton allergy or lactose allergy and i can't seem to find a cause for this?

? ur diet: That's a rather open question, hiw do you know thst u don't lactose intolerance or gluten allergy, watch ur diet, have a diary of what u eat every day, and c ur doctor if the condition stays. ...Read more

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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How do I know if I have slight stomach pains. I know it's not a gluton allergy or lactose allergy and i can't seem to find a cause for this?

? ur diet: That's a rather open question, hiw do you know thst u don't lactose intolerance or gluten allergy, watch ur diet, have a diary of what u eat every day, and c ur doctor if the condition stays. ...Read more

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My 8 months baby boy has lactose allergy i give him lf milk but his stool is always watery once or twice aday is it normal?

My 8 months baby boy  has lactose allergy i give him lf milk but his stool is always watery once or twice aday  is it normal?

Lactose intollerance: Lactose intolerance causes gas, distension and loose stools. When treated with lf formula your baby should be happy, have much less gas and distension. The stools may still be loose and soft from time to time based on what he also eats. You should be on lf formula not cow milk until he is 1 year old. ...Read more

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Is there a blood test to check for lactose and milk allergy?

Is there a blood test to check for lactose and milk allergy?

More info/mgt: Milk allergy and lactose intolerance are two different conditions. For milk allergy testing a specific IgE blood test may be ordered If you have GI upset with milk based products including milk chocolate, try avoiding these foods, using a milk substitute such as almond milk and taking lactaid. At your age, lactose intolerance is more likely. ...Read more

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What is the difference between milk allergy vs lactose intollerence?

What is the difference between milk allergy vs lactose intollerence?

Good question: An allergy is when your immune system reacts to a substance, causing rashes, wheezing, etc. This can happen with milk and many other foods. Lactose intollerence is caused by a lack of an enzyme needed to digest milk. This typically causes bloating, gas and diarrhea with some cramping. Very different from an allergy. ...Read more

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What is the main difference between milk allergy and lactose intollerence?

What is the main difference between milk allergy and lactose intollerence?

Indigestion, allergy: Milk allergy is a term reserved for reactions due to allergy sensititivity to milk protein, resulting in immediate reaction including hives, breathing difficulty, vomiting and diarrhea. Lactose intolerance results from poor capacity to digest lactose, a sugar that is present in milk. Poor lactose digestion produce gas in excess, with cramping and diarrhea. ...Read more

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Why do so many people think that lactose intolerance and dairy allergy are the same?

Why do so many people think that lactose intolerance and dairy allergy are the same?

Allergy not just GI: Dairy intolerance is caused by an inability to digest milk sugar lactose into two simpler sugars. This results in gas, cramps, bloating, flatulence & diarrhea. Dairy allergy may cause these same symptoms but typically also causes vomiting, skin rashes like hives or eczema & even triggers allergic rhinitis & asthma. If symptoms all GI try lactose-free milk. You'll have no symptoms if intolerant. ...Read more

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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more