Can drinking milk while being lactose intolerant cause weight loss?

Yes. Yes drinking milk with lactose intolerance ,there is some malabsorption of milk ,this could cause some weight loss,because of nausea vomiting or diarrhea as symptoms.It is unusual for lactose intolerance to cause weight loss.

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My mother inlaw, started drinking almond silk in place of milk, due to lactose intolerance. She needs calories, due to weight loss, now she is experiencing diarreah since starting it. Could this be from the silk?

Could be... But there are many causes of diarrhea. If the almond silk is the cause diarrhea should resolve within a few days of stopping it. Prove that almond silk is the cause of diarrhea by drinking it after diarrhea has resolved. If loose bowel movements return promptly you will have a pretty unambiguous answer. Why not drink lactose-free milk? Read more...

Is it healthy to drink 6 glasses of skim/low fat milk every day? Because I'm trying to gain weight. By the way I'm not lactose intolerant.

Not bad but... 8oz of skim milk have 80 calories in them, so 6 glasses a day would be 480 from the milk alone. Depending on how much & what else you eat, this may be more than you want. Otherwise, it's not a problem. Read more...
Should be ok. Skim milk is a responsible choice (unlike milkshakes or other junk food). The one thing to keep in mind is to do strength exercises to help gain muscle instead of fat. Even people of normal size can have problems with heart disease. Read more...

How can drinking milk for a lactose intolerant person cause severe muscle and nerve pain from the shoulder and back down to the leg into the ankle?

It shouldn't, The type of pain that you are describing is not typical of problems due to lactose intolerance. The description that you give lends more toward an orthopedic, perhaps a back problem, or a neurologic cause. I would recommend a check up by your doctor or by an orthopedic surgeon or a neurosurgeon. Good luck. Read more...

What happens if your slightly lactose intolerant, can you cure it by drinking more milk?

Lactose Intolerance. Lactose intolerance is due to inability to produce sufficient enzyme, lactase, to digest lactose, a sugar. You can not induce production of enzyme by drinking more. Therefore, it is recommended that you take supplemental aid like lactaid which does exactly that. Here is more info on this condition: http://www.Laendo.Net/english/lactose-intolerance-31309766. Read more...

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. Read more...

Am I lactose intolerant if I get gas and the runs when I drink milk?

Maybe... There's more to milk than just lactose. Intolerance to milk may include problems with milk proteins or even with processing the fat component of milk. If your problem resolves with concomittant use of lactase enzyme when eating the same milk products (that cause gas & diarrhea in the absence of lactase) then lactose intolerance is likely. More elegant lactose intolerance testing is available too. Read more...

Which type of milk can lactose intolerant people drink?

Lactaid. Lactaid milk is a milk in which the sugar lactose has already been broken into its components of glucose and galactose sugars. These sugars will get absorbed without any problem in the intestinal tract. Read more...
Multiple available. Soy milk is naturally free of the lactose sugar that triggers the problem. There is also many products that add the enzyme your body doesn't have to digest the lactose sugar (lactase enzyme). When added in proper amounts it prevents any symptoms of intolerance. Lactaid is such a product. You can also take the enzyme in pill form & avoid symptoms. Read more...

What can people do if they cannot drink milk because they are lactose intolerant?

Lactose Intolerance. For people who are unable to drink milk, there are a variety of choices, such as lactaid or dairy ease products. Here is more info on do's and don'ts for those with this condition: http://www.Laendo.Net/english/lactose-intolerance-31309766. Read more...