Doctor insights on:
Lactose Intolerance In 1 Year Old
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
1 yr old after he drinks his whole milk he poops and his bottom turns red could be lactose intolerance what can I do? Thank you
Lactose intolerance: Try him on lactaid milk or add lactaid tablets to his milk ...Read more
Can I replace formula for my 1 yr old with lactaid lactose free whole milk? He isn't lactose intolerance, it's just what I drink.
Lactaid: Yes you can give him lactaid.Get a more detailed answer ›
1 year old baby transitioning to whole milk, has been fussy, and has loose stool, is she lactose intolerant?
Possibly-: If she was on lactose-free formula and is now drinking regular milk, this could be a lactose intolerance issue. However, if she was on lactose containing formula, it is very unlikely she will not tolerate regular milk because of lactose sensitivity. I'd then look for something else new in her diet which could be the culprit. ...Read more
Celiac disease, lactose intolerance, 61 year old woman and abdominal fat much. Lactulose not possible. Which are alternatives for lactulose for her?
Virtually all..: Most caucasians who continue to drink milk thoughout their lives, continue to induce the production of lactase and do not develop oit. If you go without dairy for a long time, you can induce it. African-americans usually developed mild to more sigicant problems the older they get! ...Read more
Avoid dairy: Lactose intolerance causes only malabsorption of lactose by failing to convert it into glucose but should not cause malabsorption of other nutrients. See you doctor to check for other causes especially if avoidance of lactose failed to remedy the situation. At age 3, milk is not an essential nutrient source. ...Read more
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
Hi dc I d like to ask about artifcial probioatics how can give it to my son, 3y old he is lactose intolerance suffer from malabsorbtion?
Probiotics: Speak with a pharmacist for dosingGet a more detailed answer ›
My baby is not lactose intolerance but has been on this formula since he was 8 weeks old he has 2 solid meals a day. Is this formulaok or shouldchange?
? makes no sense: Your question provides little useful information and does not ask a clear question. ...Read more
My sister son boy 3year old had lactose intolerance we cut all the milk product what is the treatment of this condition?? is long life problem
See below.: Eliminating lactose-containing food is the treatment. If he is better with that dietary change, stick with it for now. Your sister can discuss re-introducing dairy in the future with his pediatrician. Some children do "outgrow" this issue, but some certainly have it through their lives. ...Read more
3year old boy with lactose intolerance dx. Before few month during the period of cutting dairy product (advice to cut for 1year) can we use kifer?
My 5 month old is on de lact formula but he's not lactose intolerance is it ok to continue giving him this formula dr sugested cause rec gastro virus?
5 week old has very hard stools that come out as hard balls every 3 days. On soy formula due to lactose intolerance. What can I give to help her go?
Today my lactose intolerance breath test of 5 hours result is positive but two years back with my blood test report was positive with food allergy?
2 different things: Lactose intolerance is due to inability or decreased ability to digest milk sugar also called lactose. Allergy tests to milk indicate the presence or absence of ige to milk protein. In other words, allergy tests show if you have an allergy or sensitivity to milk protein and have nothing to do with lactose or milk sugar. You can be lactose intolerant and allergic to milk at the same time. ...Read more
Is giving gravel at bed okay, when I'm unsure if my 8yr old is having tummy pains from stress or her lactose intolerance? She takes milk enzymes also
Hi, Doc have doubted lactose intolerance my 9m old baby, started soy base milk but since then her poo has bcome green & she has got v bad diaper rash.
See below: The color of the stool is related to how quickly food and fluids move through the intestine and how much is reabsorbed, as well as how much bile is in the stool. The diaper rash may be temporary with the change in formula and stool consistency, but if it's lasting, you should call her doctor to discuss. ...Read more
Yes: When taken with meals containing milk sugar lactose, the enzyme lactase found in those pills helps to digest the milk sugar lactose into glucose and galactose. The pills need to be taken at the time of the meal, not before and not after- in order to work. Take in the directed amount based on the amount of milk in the food. ...Read more
Avoidance: Lactose intolerance is the inability of the gut to digest the disaccharide lactose. There are replacement enzymes you can take orally. The effectiveness varies. Avoidance of lactose remains the primary treatment. In general, it takes a fair bit of lactose to induce symptoms. ...Read more
Sudden lactose intol: Defects in lactose absorption can be acquired (due to inflammatory conditions of the intestine*) or congenital. Adult lactase deficiency (hypolactasia) is autosomal recessive (ar) & present in >75% of non-caucasians & 20% of caucasians. Congenital lactase deficiency (ar) is acute watery diarrhea in infants. *see your doctor for evaluation if your lactose intolerance is indeed of sudden onset. ...Read more
Diarrhea bloating: Bloating and gas and even diarrhea are symptoms of lactose intolerance- seen more commonly with milk than with yogurt, since yogurt has live cultures that digests some of the milk sugar. A Gastroenterologist specialist can do a breath hydrogen test to see if your breath hydrogen rises in response to a lactose drink. That is one way to confirm lactose intolerance. ...Read more
Lactose probs: You can eat what you want as long as you take lactaid tablets when you eat dairy products. You can also substitute dairy with soy based products if your intolerance is severe and is not controlled with lactaid. ...Read more