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How do I know if I'm lactose intolerant? I drink milk, eat cheese and yogurt. I usually have diarrhea right after. Zero dairy and I'm constipated.

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Dr. William Schmidt
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Lactose free milk

Drink lactose free milk and your problem is solved

In brief: Lactose free milk

Drink lactose free milk and your problem is solved
Dr. William Schmidt
Dr. William Schmidt
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Dr. Piyush Tiwari
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: May be..

If you have diarrhea only after intake of dairy product, then probably you have lactose intolerance.
Depending on etiology, it could transient or long term.. For proper lab diagnosis you have to undergo lactose hydrogen breath test. But as others suggested, stay away from lactose component or take lactose product with lactase enzyme and with food. Thanks

In brief: May be..

If you have diarrhea only after intake of dairy product, then probably you have lactose intolerance.
Depending on etiology, it could transient or long term.. For proper lab diagnosis you have to undergo lactose hydrogen breath test. But as others suggested, stay away from lactose component or take lactose product with lactase enzyme and with food. Thanks
Dr. Piyush Tiwari
Dr. Piyush Tiwari
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