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Doctor insights on: Yogurt Intolerance

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Is it normal to have diarrhea after yogurt if lactose intolerance?

Is it normal to have diarrhea after yogurt if lactose intolerance?

Yes : Yoghurt has some lactose that has not fermented and lead to symptoms in people who have severe lactose intolerance. ...Read more

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Can you be tested for lactose intolerance to yogurt?

Can you be tested for lactose intolerance to yogurt?

You can do it @home: Just eat a small amount and see if you get symptoms..If you do try lactaid products. ...Read more

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With lactose intolerance, will I get sick from consuming some dairy yogurt?

With lactose intolerance, will I get sick from consuming some dairy yogurt?

Most likely: If you are lactose intolerant, you will most likely develop symptoms after eating yogurt that contains lactose. ...Read more

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Which form of yogurt has the least amount of lactose? I love greek yogurt; if i suspect lactose intolerance, can I eat it?

None of them: Yogurt does not have lactose in it (or at least not a considerable amount). This is because it is made with bacteria cultures, which feed on the lactose to make acids which turn milk into yogurt. Yogurt does not cure lactose intolerance (there is no cure). However, lactose intolerant people can eat yogurt with no problems. ...Read more

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Why does lactose intolerance increase with age? If I am lactose sensitive, when is the time of day at which I should eat yogurt to keep healthy?

Why does lactose intolerance increase with age? If I am lactose sensitive, when is the time of day at which I should eat yogurt to keep healthy?

Not needed: The nordic people mastered animal husbandry and keep their lactase for the entire life. For the rest of the people , lactase is deleted at various ages since it is not an essential enzyme. In fact , human is likely the only mammal still drinking milk after infancy. ...Read more

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Am substituting cheese, frozen ices and yogurt. Could this cause lactose intolerance?

Am substituting cheese, frozen ices and yogurt. Could this cause lactose intolerance?

Yes.: Any cheese you buy should be devoid of carbohydrate, but your lucky: swiss, chedder, colby, provolone, parmesgan, romano, etc. Avoid american processed chees. (read the lable-carbs which are lactose). Frozen ices and most yogurts contain lactose. Greek and middle eastern style yogurts may contain little to none. But check the carbs-lactose, unless sweetened with corn syrup & dextrose. ...Read more

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How long does it typically take for people with lactose intolerance to feel sick after drinking milk or eating yogurt?

Varies: The time for symptoms to develop varies, but usually not immediate...More often these symptoms occur hours after ingestion. ...Read more

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For partial lactose intolerance, is there a website or other resource that tells how much lactose remains in various brands and flavors of yogurt?

For partial lactose intolerance, is there a website or other resource that tells how much lactose remains in various brands and flavors of yogurt?

See Below: In General Greek yogurt has less lactose than regular but I am not aware of any website that compares them. You can buy liquid lactase on Amazon and stir it into yogurt and 24 hours later most if not all of the lactose will be gone. ...Read more

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My 6 month old had projectile vomiting today. I recently introduced baby yogurt - 2 days ago and again last night. Could this be a bug or intolerance?

Challenge test: More than likely a bug. But you can stop the yogurt for a week and then try feeding her the yogurt again. If she vomits again you can conclude that she has an intolerance. ...Read more

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I can eat milk, cheeses, and Greek yogurt. However, cream upsets my stomach & gives me cold like symptoms. Could this be a whey or casein intolerance?

I can eat milk, cheeses, and Greek yogurt. However, cream upsets my stomach & gives me cold like symptoms. Could this be a whey or casein intolerance?

Intolerance: Whey and/or casein may be the problem. Please stop taking them for a week or two. If things don't change please see your doctor. If things do change for the better don't take any more whey or casein. ...Read more