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When I eat dairy products it makes my chest hurt?

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Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine

In brief: Lactose intolerance

Inability to digest lactose- a disaccharide present in milk due to deficiency of lactase.
Lactose intolerance is common in Blacks- 75-80 percent. Lactic milk can be tried. Can use fermented dairy products like yogurt & butter milk. Lactase supplements are commercially available.

In brief: Lactose intolerance

Inability to digest lactose- a disaccharide present in milk due to deficiency of lactase.
Lactose intolerance is common in Blacks- 75-80 percent. Lactic milk can be tried. Can use fermented dairy products like yogurt & butter milk. Lactase supplements are commercially available.
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