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Upper abdominal pain, worse sitting/standing. Like lactose intolerance but for two days. Comes and goes, pain is sharp. Diarrhea. Not tender to touch.

Upper abdominal pain, worse sitting/standing. Like lactose intolerance but for two days. Comes and goes, pain is sharp. Diarrhea. Not tender to touch.

Hard to say: Sorry but this is tough to answer "online" do you have fever? is there blood in the diarrhea? have you had any stomach/intestinal issues in the past? does anyone else @home have same symptoms? if the answers to above are No....Try eating "lightly"over next 24hrs. i..no dairy spicy foods etc...be sure to drink water/teas etc so you don't get dehydrated....if no improvement, see your Dr.. Good luc ...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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Why do I get a stomach ache when i eat greek yogurt? Does that mean I have lactose intolerance? Can it be because of the live culture and probiotics

Why do I get a stomach ache when i eat greek yogurt? Does that mean I have lactose intolerance?  Can it be because of the live culture and probiotics

It's possible: Call your discuss to discuss this. Or eliminate all dairies &see what happens but remember that you will need something to substitute it so you get enough calcium. ...Read more

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Why does lactose intolerance (mild case) cause stomach pain?

Why does lactose intolerance (mild case) cause stomach pain?

Lower bowel: It should not cause stomach pain but it does cause lower bowel pain. If the lactose has not been broken down and absorbed in the small intestine due to absence of lactase, the lactose then becomes available for the bacteria in the lower bowel to ferment leading to production of gas and liquid leading to distention of the bowel and thus the pain , gas, and loose bm. ...Read more

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Is it lactose intolerance when i consume dairy i get stomach pain, but i don't need to go to the bathroom?

Is it lactose intolerance when i consume dairy i get stomach pain, but i don't need to go to the bathroom?

Lactose Intolerance: Lactose intolerance can have varying degree of severity. You may just get gas pain without having diarrhea. Here is more information on this condition: http://www.Laendo.Net/english/lactose-intolerance-31309766. ...Read more

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Bloody watery stools, cramps and abdominal pain as well as loss of appetite.Lactose intolerance or something else? Treated for c diff 4 weeks ago

Gastroenteritis: You need an examination and testing to determine the true answer/diagnosis. It may be infectious (viral or bacterial -?Recurrence of c-diff), but would not likely be lactose intolerance as you described the symptoms. Get eval as stated to be safe. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is gastroperalsis? Could I have this? Always throwing up and have GERD, lactose intolerance and IBS stomach pain and bloating.

Gastroparesis: basically means your bowels have trouble moving food through your gastrointestinal tract. Fortunately, there are many reversible and treatable causes of this problem. Certiainly, stomach pain and bloating can be the presenting symptoms of gastroparesis. ...Read more

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How does it feel to be lactose intolerant hi I have been drinking lots of milk latley and afterwards i get the worst stomach aches do you think that means i could be lactose intolerant?

How does it feel to be lactose intolerant hi I have been drinking lots of milk latley and afterwards i get the worst stomach aches do you think that means i could be lactose intolerant?

Possibly: But lactose intolerant people not only have stomach pain after eating dairy products , they also experience severe diarrhea. If you have a feeling that you might be lactose intolerant please see a doctor for an official diagnosis and possible guidelines for treatment. ...Read more

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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. Barry Rosen
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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the ...Read more