Can drinking too much milk cause lactose intolerance?

No. Too much cow milk can cause microscopic gut injury & blood loss leading to anemia.We encourage parents to limit toddlers milk intake to 16-24 oz/day.Lactose intolerance is caused by genetic lack of, or acquired loss(ie chronic diarrhea) of the enzyme lactase from the absorptive surfaces in the gut.

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Will drinking too much milk cause lactose intolerance symptoms?

Lactose. That is what lactose intolerance is. It is caused by an insufficiency of the lactase enzyme in the intestine. Milk can be purchased that is lactose free or can be treated with enzymes to break down the lactose sugar. Aged cheeses and yogurt are better tolerated than milk by people with lactose intolerance. The fat content does not significantly affect lactose, skim is not better than regular milk. Read more...
No. Many with this defect learn to avoid lactose while growing up, because it makes them cramp. They can sometimes consume a minor amount without symptoms. However, when they drink a full glass of milk it would set off the expected pattern of problems. Read more...

Is it possible that drinking too much milk cause lactose intolerance symptoms?

Lactose intolerance. Lactose intolerance is a common disorder due to the inability to digest lactose secondary to low levels of lactase enzyme. Drinking too much milk will not cause lactose intolerance. Read more...

Can drinking milk when lactose intolerance cause any damage?

Water is fine. Lactose intolerance is a deficiency in the intestines of lactase the enzyme that digests milk's sugar (lactose). Water does not contain lactose therefore not a problem. Read more...
Perspectives differ. From my perspective the problem creates bloating, cramping, loose acidic stools & peri-anal irritation. I consider that an inconvenience. It does not cause your gut to bleed or worrisome damage to the intestines. Read more...

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...

Can drinking milk when your lactose intolerance cause damage other than gas?

Yes. but not permane. Other symptoms, other than gas, include loose stools to diarrhea, and abdominal cramps. To some, these are more the issue than gas, especially if you work in a hermetically sealed office cubicle. Read more...

Cant drink milk, but can eat milk chocolate. Do I have. Lactose intolerance?

Maybe. Lact intol is digestive issue, not allergy. Less milk sugar in milk chocolate. High sugar and fat content slows down stomach emptying, slows down load of milk sugar (lactose) to small intestine, less likely to overload it. Whole milk better tolerated than skim; mixed meal better than milk alone; yogurt/kefir better than reg milk (bacteria digest some lactose); hard cheese better than e.g. Cott. Read more...