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Doctor insights on: Lactose Intolerance In 1 Year Old

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My son is one year old suffering from lactose intolerance, can we give him threptin biscuits?

My son is one year old suffering from lactose intolerance, can we give him threptin biscuits?

Why?: If there is no lactose, yes, but why? These are high protein supplements that are generally not necessary for a 1 year old and potentially could cause problems. Also have casein base which is a milk product, but not lactose. ...Read more

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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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What can we give a lactose intolerant one year old to relieve pain?

What can we give a lactose intolerant one year old to relieve pain?

Avoid lactose: There are lactose free milk, and I would give that to the child and avoid regular milk. If the child did drink regular milk and has discomfort, consider giving acetaminophen or ibuprofen. ...Read more

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1 year old baby transitioning to whole milk, has been fussy, and has loose stool, is she lactose intolerant?

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

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Can kid 3y old cure from lactose intolerance disease and when?

Can kid 3y old cure from lactose intolerance disease and when?

Not Usually: If it truly is lactose intolerance, it is caused by an enzyme deficiency and it is very unlikely that your child will begin to make this enzyme again if they are not making it now. You can give lactase enzyme as a pill or chewable that will help to digest dairy. ...Read more

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Do you develop lactose intolerance when you get older?

Do you develop lactose intolerance when you get older?

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

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What are the symptoms of lactose intolerance and can you develop it over years?

What are the symptoms of lactose intolerance and can you develop it over years?

Stomach symptoms: Lactose intolerance is the result of missing the enzyme lactase which digests the sugar lactose. Symptoms include: nausea, belly pain, diarrhea. All typically happen after consuming dairy. ...Read more

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Hi My son 3y old lactose intolerance suffer from bad absorbtion how can I treated?

Hi My son 3y old lactose intolerance suffer from bad absorbtion how can I treated?

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

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Expert opinion - should not drinking milk for 5 years maybe cause lactose intolerance?

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

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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

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

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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?

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?

Lactose intolerence: You can easily use lactaid milk for your child or buy over the counter lactase enzymes to help your child. Kifer is not helpful for lactose intolerance ...Read more

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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?

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?

Constipation: It is very rare to be lactose intolerant at the age of 5 weeks. I would try formula like similac gentlease to see. If it didn't work, try nutramegen or pregestamil. ...Read more

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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

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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

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

Yes: I think you mean gravol, and it is a safe drug for nausea and causes sleepiness. It doesn't do much for pain usually, but the sleepiness will help her with that. ...Read more

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. Bhavin Patel
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Lactose Intolerance (Definition)

The inability to fully digest sugar ...Read more