I am wondering if I could have a milk allergy or dairy allergy. I had 2 pieces of cheese pizza for dinner and then went to bible study. All of a sudden my stomach started rumbling and the amount of gas I had was horrible. I didn't ever think I would make it home in time before I had a blow out. NOt diarreah. I have continued to have gas but it appears to be settled down now.
I am almost 50. Female. I guess my post wasn't clear now that I re-read it. I have been having problems for a while. I have tried to put my finger on it and I can't figure out why I get these bouts of horrible gas. Sometimes I look like I am about 3 months pregnant. The sysmptoms come out of no where. All of a sudden I get this weird feeling in my abdomen area and then it starts......
Your right, I don't think the pizza had anything to do with it.
I don't drink alot of milk I have just recently started drinking Almond milk which I enjoy. I eat alot cheese and yogart. Sometimes even when I eat protein meals I get really bad gas. The pain sometimes stops me in my tracks. It just feels like I have a ballon in my abdomen area building and building. I have gone to see gastro doctors and I have had a colonoscopy which was normal. I was told I had irritable bowel which I don't believe. I can go for days and days with no problem and then out of no where the gas becomes a problem. I hope this adds more insight. Thanks for your help.
It sounds like you are lactose intolerante. I keep a bottle of enzyme pills from Shaklee around, (www.***.***). I use them for certain foods I have a problem with, but my daughters friend is lactose intolerant and I give these to her when she is over. After she takes it she is able to eat ice cream, cheese, etc. with no problems. I think there is an over the counter pill called lactaid you could try or I heard of beano also.
You apparently can't tolerate the lactose in dairy products. You don't have the proper enzymes to break it down and that is why you are getting the gas problem. This doesn't mean you have an allergy to dairy products though. Your problem is with the lactose in the dairy.
My son is the opposite from you. He doesn't get the gas, bloating, nasea, or diarreah from dairy products because he can tollerate the lactose, but he is allergic to the dairy itself and breaks out in hives from it.
thanks for the imput. I have thought that maybe that was the culprit as well, latose intolerant. I am currently taking food enzymes. NOt sure what is going on the last few days have been worse than others. Appreciate your thoughts.
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