Know the basics
What is lactose intolerance?
How common is lactose intolerance?
Know the symptoms
What are the symptoms of lactose intolerance?
When should I see my doctor?
Know the causes
What causes lactose intolerance?
Know the risk factors
What increases my risk for lactose intolerance?
Understand the diagnosis & treatment
The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. ALWAYS consult with your doctor for more information.
How is lactose intolerance diagnosed?
How is lactose intolerance treated?
Lifestyle changes & home remedies
What are some lifestyle changes or home remedies that can help me manage lactose intolerance?
If you have any questions, please consult with your doctor to better understand the best solution for you.
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Review Date: May 30, 2016 | Last Modified: December 5, 2019
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