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What is hydrogen breath test for lactose intolerance?
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Dr. Cindy Juster
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In brief: See below.
The patient is given lactose after an overnight fast, after which exhaled air samples are collected before and at 30-minute intervals for 3 hours to assess hydrogen gas concentrations.
If the concentration increases a lot, it proves the diagnosis.

In brief: See below.
The patient is given lactose after an overnight fast, after which exhaled air samples are collected before and at 30-minute intervals for 3 hours to assess hydrogen gas concentrations.
If the concentration increases a lot, it proves the diagnosis.
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