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

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Dr. Andrew Murphy
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
gas & bloating. As we age, we tend to become more lactose intolerant. Foods with lactobacilli (yogurt) may help. Lactase-treated milk, cheese, ice cream are available.
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