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Lactose Intolerance Community

Lactose intolerance is the inability to digest lactose. Lactose is a type of sugar found in milk and other dairy products. The. purpose of the community is to share support and information with Lactose Intolerant patients, their loved ones and caregivers. Topics in the community include: causes, clinical trials, complications, family issues, living with Lactose Intolerance, prognosis, research, and treatments.

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My husband isn't "diagnosed" lactose intolerant, but definitely has severe sensitivity to dairy products made from cow's milk, in the form of stomach cramps, diarrhea and vomiting if he consumes a large amount. Has anyone had any experie...
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i had diarrhea cramps in stomach car sickness and my gastroenterologist advised me to avoid lactose(i did it) and he did a lactose blood test.I am waiting for test results. But i am confused, Last saturday i had a cup of milk and got dia...
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I am a student of nutrition. I need to do a research on symptoms and management of lactose intolerance in children under 5 years of age. These answers can be given by moms or adults who have been patients themselves. Can you please help ...
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Does anyone get really tired, ears ringing, coated/dry tongue after having milk? Oh I also have white dots appear on my arms and legs with heart palpitations? :S I don't know if it's milk, egg, everything or something else causing it...W...
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Hi there! I am wondering why I cannot use milk with anything else (tea, etc.), except in coffee. Otherwise milk makes me feel like throwing up, if I use it. Still, I want and like it. It doesn't like me. How come? C.
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4059843 tn?1454481984
Well i know i am lactose intolerent, seeing everytime i have milk i get really gassy and i most times get a giant stomache ache. My stomache sometimes does seem to swell up as well. Anwyay, even when i do not have milk, i still feel lik...
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Hi everyone. I was hoping you guys could answer a few questions for me. I'm a 27 year old female who's had issues with dairy since about the age of 14. It was a slowly progressing thing. By now I do know what bothers me more than othe...
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I'm not lactose intolerant I don't like milk but i can drink it without getting sick but when i drink coffee with milk and sometimes cheese usually when its melted I feel sick like i get a rumbly stomach and diarrhea what could this be
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360318 tn?1340396963
So long story...i was getting constipated often, and been having this pain for a year, happens off and on and about 2 to 3 times a week.  It starts with burning, then gas pressure so severe in my lower left stomach to the low center th...
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Can someone become lactose intolerant as they get older. I have noticed lately when I eat certain dairy products sometimes I get stomach cramps and gassy and loose stools. How do I figure out if have become lactose intolerant.
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When I drink milk in the morning, soon afterwards, I have to use the bathroom (no. 2). It's not diarrhea though. It doesn't hurt in the stomach area or elsewhere. However, if I drink milk in the afternoon/evening/late evening, it ...
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anyone know of a anti-nausea medication that is lactose free? I found a generic gravol that is but it knocks me out for 3 hours which is also the timeframe that it works .... I was in a crash accident last week and still extremely na...
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I am looking for a Hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) that does not have lactose as a binder. Does anyone know of such a product? mlwjjb
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I was dianoised about a year of ago of being Lactose Intolerant. I changed my diet around and pretty much elminated my diet of dairy. And to be honest, getting away from dairy really made me feel great. But, I found my a nutritionist to ...
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I'm currently pregnant, and I receive Wic for bothme and my 1 and a half year old. He gets whole milk and I get 1% milk. I try to stick to the 1% but it always gives me a belly ache and gas, sometimes nausea. But I can drink the same ...
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How about milk? When I was a kid, there was only one kind of milk, Moo cow milk. That's it! Now when you walk down the milk isle in a grocery store, it goes on forever. It's 1%, 2%, low fat, skim milk, acidophilus. What the hell is going...
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Can i child who is lactose intollorant ever use milk products or can they never use because my husband is constantly debating with me that the child can grow out of it an use milk product.
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What are some good ways to get calcium while not being able to have milk? We still need calcium even though we can't drink milk. Does anyone have any good ideas for this.
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720228 tn?1377748631
My son is 21/2 and he had surgery last week when they put tubes in his ears. My husband noticed that my son has been burping a lot. I don't think this has anything to do with his ears, I was thinking he was it had to put with lactose. ...
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I am now on Leflunomide instead of methotrexate and prednisone. I am having terrible flatutence and severe gas with anything I eat. Is it ok to take Imodium to lessen the symptons each time I eat? I will be going to my Rheumy next ...
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