How do they test for lactose intolerance in cheese?

Don't test the food. Actually most cheeses have a lot of lactose...But you can look for lactose free cheeses now..Some lactose intolerant people can eat small amounts of hard cheese without getting symptoms...Usually figured out by trial and error.

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Am substituting cheese, frozen ices and yogurt. Could this cause lactose intolerance?

Yes. Any cheese you buy should be devoid of carbohydrate, but your lucky: swiss, chedder, colby, provolone, parmesgan, romano, etc. Avoid american processed chees. (read the lable-carbs which are lactose). Frozen ices and most yogurts contain lactose. Greek and middle eastern style yogurts may contain little to none. But check the carbs-lactose, unless sweetened with corn syrup & dextrose. Read more...

Does lactose intolerance cause migraines? If not, is it possible to have problems with milk and ice cream but not cheese?

No/yes. The actual taste that comes about in making cheeses relies on germ action that digests/breaks down the lactose in the cheese. The action of various germs flavors the cheese. Some like sharp cheddar have little lactose left, while processed cheese spreads may have a lot. Read more...

Ok if u think u are lactose intolerance would cheese miss with your stomach too? And also how can you till if u are lactose intolerance?

Simple vs Docs offic. Some cheeses like sharp cheddar are very low in lactose while others (spreads, dips )have more.If you drink a lot of milk or eat a bunch of ice cream and develop cramps, gas and have runny poop, you are likely lactose intolerant. You can also order a breath hydrogen test through your doctors office or online to confirm the problem. Read more...

Are there any cures for lactose intolerance. I'm tired of puking after eating just a lil bit of mac n cheese even with lactaid.

Avoidance. of dairy/dairy products for now, get evaluated by a gastroenterologist/allergist if you have access to care, doesn't sound like just lactose intolerancve, more so of allergy to dairy, good luck. Read more...

What are symptoms of lactose intolerance? Consumed cheese, yogurt, or milk, she complains of terrible stomach pains

Yes. That is a possibility- there are other possibilities as well. Was this a first time occurence or does it occur repeatedly with ingestion of milk and dairy products.? Try doing without milk and dairy for a week or two and see what happens. A specialist can do testing for lactose intolerance if you want to be sure. Read more...