Lactose Intolerance

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Update Date 12/05/2020
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Know the basics

What is lactose intolerance?

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How common is lactose intolerance?

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Know the symptoms

What are the symptoms of lactose intolerance?

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When should I see my doctor?

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Know the causes

What causes lactose intolerance?

Know the risk factors

What increases my risk for lactose intolerance?

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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?

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How is lactose intolerance treated?

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Lifestyle changes & home remedies

What are some lifestyle changes or home remedies that can help me manage lactose intolerance?

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If you have any questions, please consult with your doctor to better understand the best solution for you.

Hello Health Group does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

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    Sources

    Ferri, Fred. Ferri’s Netter Patient Advisor. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders / Elsevier, 2012. Print edition, page 317
    Porter, R. S., Kaplan, J. L., Homeier, B. P.,& Albert, R. K. (2009). The Merck manual home health handbook. Whitehouse Station, NJ, Merck Research Laboratories. Print edition, page 164
    Lactose Intolerance. Risk Factors-Mayo Clinic.  http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lactose-intolerance/basics/risk-factors/con-20027906. Accessed August 12, 2016.
    Lactose Intolerance: Foods That Contain Lactose, Causes, & More. http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/digestive-diseases-lactose-intolerance#3. Accessed August 12, 2016.
    Lactose Intolerance. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/lactose/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx. Accessed August 12, 2016.
    Lactose Intolerance. http://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/health-topics/digestive-diseases/lactose-intolerance/Pages/facts.aspx#what. Accessed August 12, 2016.

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