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Dr. Bhavin Patel
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Lactose Intolerance (Definition)

Lactose is a type of sugar found in milk and other dairy products. Lactose intolerance develops when the small intestine does not make enough of an enzyme called lactase. The body needs this enzyme to digest lactose. This is not a milk allergy, but instead an intolerance with gastrointestinal symptoms of crampy abdominal pain, gassiness and diarrhea worse with increasing ...Read more


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Why does baby always has rashes all over his face and body? Sometimes he does not have but sometimes its all over. Is it milk intolerance?

Why does baby always has rashes all over his face and body? Sometimes he does not have but sometimes its all over. Is it milk intolerance?

Eczema in babies: It is increasingly recognized that eczema/atopic dermatitis in infants is a manifestation of a food allergy. If mild, addressing the skin barrier with mild topical medication is all that is necessary. If it is more severe or affects large areas of the body, allergy testing by blood and/or skin is recommended. Babies can develop other rash conditions that have nothing to do with allergies as well. ...Read more

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My son ance as baby had a milk intolerance and grew out of it aged 18 months can it come back he know 4 and has started getting runs again.?

My son ance as baby had a milk intolerance and grew out of it aged 18 months can it come back he know 4 and has started getting runs again.?

Yes: Many factors can contribute to a recurrence of milk protein intolerance or additional food induced symptoms. Lactose is milk sugar and may be the source of his problem now, or he may developed an intolerance to fructose. Changes in the normal intestinal flora (bacteria) due to antibiotic treatment or a diet consisting of a lot of processed foods (fast foods), may be a source for his symptoms. ...Read more

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Do you recommend getting a allergy blood test for 6 months old baby? He currently has cow milk intolerance (he spits up a lot when he drinks non diges

Do you recommend getting a allergy blood test for 6 months old baby? He currently has cow milk intolerance (he spits up a lot when he drinks non diges

Unlikely to help you: Infants may have allergies to food items they were exposed to in the womb: cow milk & soy are two top offenders. Kids may also be intolerant to a formula that contains either.The allergy blood test can be falsely positive or negative, as can the skin test some allergists use. Lactose intolerance effects 1/4 kids & it is the sugar in cow milk & most likely issue for your kid. ...Read more

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Can teen get cheese, butter and milk intolerance?

Can teen get cheese, butter and milk intolerance?

Yes: Lactose intolerance can present at any age in various degrees of symptoms. This is due to the body's inability to digest milk sugar, lactose, due to a deficiency or lack of function of the lactase enzyme produced in the gut to digest the milk sugar, lactose. ...Read more

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Could my milk intolerance possibly becoming worse?

Could my milk intolerance possibly becoming worse?

If you drink more...: ...Milk, the symptoms will get worse. True lactose intolerance cannot get worse because the enzyme lactase cannot get any more absent. ...Read more

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Are there differences in cheese vs milk intolerance?

Milk: Sometimes. If both bother you you have a cows milk or dairy intolerance. Sometimes one can eat exotic cheeses without problems with this disorder since the preperation of the cheese may change or denature the part of the milk you are allergic to thus rendering the product safe. Sometimes boiling milk will do the same. There are many proteins and components to milk that you could be allergic to so. ...Read more

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What does an egg and / or milk intolerance feel like?

GI symptoms: Most food intolerance symptoms are gastrointestinal - upset stomach, bloating, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea. Symptoms may begin almost immediately after eating or be delayed for several hours in onset. They persist for minutes to up to a day or two. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have milk intolerance but not with cheese?

Yes: Your milk intolerance may be lactose related, the sugar in milk. During the formation of cheese, especially something like cheddar, the lactose is consumed in the process & only remains at trace levels. ...Read more

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What kind of foods can you eat with lactose / milk intolerance?

Use lactase : Use of a digestive aid containing the enzyme lactase helps to reduce symptoms associated to lactose intolerance, and eat practically all foods. Without this digestive aid, most lactose intolerant people would tolerate traces of milk, but not more than a tablespoon of milk, or less than a bite of cheese. Food containing dairy products should be avoided. (eg, ice cream, pizza, cheese, yogurt). ...Read more

Dr. Bhavin Patel
224 doctors shared insights

Milk Intolerance (Definition)

Milk intolerance (lactose intolerance), is a condition where a person's body does not produce enough of the enzyme lactase, which works to digest the milk sugars. Without this enzyme, the milk sugar goes undigested, which can cause ...Read more