For some time (ever since I had my gallbladder removed in 2008, in fact), I have been having problems whenever I drink milk: a couple of hours later, I get ferocious stomach pain and flatulence that smells of milk, quite often also diarrhoea. So I switched to lactose-free milk, but this has not brought about any improvement whatsoever. Skimmed milk is just as bad as full fat, so it can't be the fat content either.
My mother told me I had to have a special milk formula when I was a baby because I couldn't digest normal formula, and I have never liked dairy products, but I never had any problems like this until now (I'm now 46).
Obviously the problem doesn't seem to be related to lactose, so what on earth could be going on?
Thanks in advance for your replies.