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Lactose Intolerance Constipation
I've felt bloated for last 3 week but had constipation got flatulence got lower back pain and cramp in stomach have I got IBS or lactose intolerance?
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
The doctor prescribed me lactulose for constipation. She might have forgotten that i mentioned i was lactose intolerant. Should i still use lactulose?
I am lactose intolerant, but have constipation., i also think I have eczema on my hands&feet. What should I do?
Is it healthy for me to drink 2% milk & i'm lactose intolerant? I always drink it & nothing seems to happen except constipation & gas. Is it healthy?
My 16 month old is aparently lactose intolerant having loose stools she's taking whole milk, tried lactaid & cause constipation, can she take nutramigen?
I was diagnosed with lactose intolerance and I take the lactose pills n to me they don't really seem to help n at end of attack some times runs are g?
Hard to dose pill: If you are faced with a social setting where consuming lactose containing foods is hard to avoid, you can load up on the Lactaid pills and hope it is adequate for the load.Taking it while eating is more likely to help as it mixes with the lactose containing foods. In most situations I would avoid it altogether. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dairy Products: The principal symptom of lactose intolerance is an adverse reaction to products containing lactose (primarily milk), including abdominal bloating and cramps, flatulence, diarrhea, nausea, borborygmi (rumbling stomach) and vomiting. These appear thirty minutes to two hours after consumption. Lactaid can help with this if you do have it. Some people develop it after a course of antibiotics. ...Read more
Lactose intol. & age: Lactose intolerance is due to not have a sufficient amount of the enzyme lactase to digest the complex sugar in milk, lactose to simple sugars than can be absorbed by the intestines. That deficiency can be congenital or acquired especially following a severe gastroenteritis. The symptoms are often bloating, abdominal pain, gas, diarrhea, and/or nausea and are unrelated to age. ...Read more
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