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My son ance as baby had a milk intolerance and grew out of it aged 18 months can it come back he know 4 and has started getting runs again.?

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Dr. Thomas Taxman
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Many factors can contribute to a recurrence of milk protein intolerance or additional food induced symptoms.
Lactose is milk sugar and may be the source of his problem now, or he may developed an intolerance to fructose. Changes in the normal intestinal flora (bacteria) due to antibiotic treatment or a diet consisting of a lot of processed foods (fast foods), may be a source for his symptoms.

In brief: Yes

Many factors can contribute to a recurrence of milk protein intolerance or additional food induced symptoms.
Lactose is milk sugar and may be the source of his problem now, or he may developed an intolerance to fructose. Changes in the normal intestinal flora (bacteria) due to antibiotic treatment or a diet consisting of a lot of processed foods (fast foods), may be a source for his symptoms.
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Intolerance

Milk has many components, including a sugar (lactose) that 1/4 of kids in the us are unable to digest, indigestion & cramps, diarrhea from intolerance is the real issue.
It can be transient ( after a bad diarrhea) or permanent if the child's body does not make the proper digestive enzyme. Some suggest kids may have it early & loose the enzyme later.

In brief: Intolerance

Milk has many components, including a sugar (lactose) that 1/4 of kids in the us are unable to digest, indigestion & cramps, diarrhea from intolerance is the real issue.
It can be transient ( after a bad diarrhea) or permanent if the child's body does not make the proper digestive enzyme. Some suggest kids may have it early & loose the enzyme later.
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