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How can I tell if I am lactose intollerant other than bloat?
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Dr. Jeremy Adler
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Diet or enzyme
Lactose intolerance is very common.
It can cause bloating and/or diarrhea. The best way to test for it is to try a week of strict avoidance of all dairy, and then a week on dairy to compare. Then repeat to see if tis reproducible. You can also do a breath hydrogen test, or just try enzyme (lactase) supplementation.

In brief: Diet or enzyme
Lactose intolerance is very common.
It can cause bloating and/or diarrhea. The best way to test for it is to try a week of strict avoidance of all dairy, and then a week on dairy to compare. Then repeat to see if tis reproducible. You can also do a breath hydrogen test, or just try enzyme (lactase) supplementation.
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