248 Possible Causes for Lactose Intolerance in USA

  • Celiac Disease
    Food Intolerance Lactose Intolerance

    Small Intestine Amyloidosis Celiac Disease Dysmotility Infections of the Small Intestine Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Intestinal Lymphangiectasia Intestinal Lymphoma LactoseIntolerance Small Bowel Obstruction Tropical Sprue Tumors of the Small Intestine Whipple's Disease … Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Definition & Facts Symptoms & Causes Diagnosis Treatment Eating, Diet, & Nutrition Clinical Trials Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) in Children Lactose[1] [2]

  • Disaccharidase Deficiency
    Food Intolerance Sucrose Intolerance Lactose Intolerance
  • Food Allergy
    Food Intolerance Lactose Intolerance

    Important differential diagnoses are: Lactose intolerance generally develops later in life, but can present in young patients in severe cases.[3]

  • Hereditary Disease
    Lactose Intolerance
  • Galactosemia
    Lactose Intolerance

    Galactosemia is sometimes confused with lactose intolerance, but galactosemia is a more serious condition. … Lactose intolerant individuals have an acquired or inherited shortage of the enzyme lactase, and experience abdominal pains after ingesting dairy products, but no long-term[4]

  • Lactose Intolerance
    Food Intolerance

    In cases of secondary lactose intolerance, one must treat the underlying cause to control lactose intolerance. … Osteopenia can be observed as a complication to lactose intolerance. … Lactase deficiency can cause three types of lactose intolerances as follows: Primary lactose intolerance: This is one of the commonest causes of lactose intolerance where[5]

  • Toddler's Diarrhea

    If your toddler is having several bouts of diarrhea after drinking whole milk, she could be lactose-intolerant. … Lactose intolerance occurs if your toddler doesn't have enough of the enzyme necessary to break down lactose, which is the type of sugar in dairy foods such as milk. … If the symptoms disappear, speak to your toddler's pediatrician about lactose intolerance and how to proceed.[6]

  • Wheat Intolerance

    Lactose Intolerance This is a common disorder arising from an inability to digest lactose (milk sugar) because of low levels of the enzyme lactase. … Lactose intolerance is often confused with milk allergy, but it is NOT an allergy. … Symptoms The symptoms of lactose intolerance are: Diarrhoea Bloating Flatulence (wind) Abdominal pain or discomfort Infantile colic And less commonly, it can cause constipation[7]

  • Food Intolerance

    Lactase-free products may be considered in cases of patients with lactose intolerance. … However, in lactose intolerance, whole milk may be well tolerated. … Additionally, lactase enzyme preparations are available for use as an adjunct treatment for symptomatic relief in lactose intolerance.[8]

  • Allergic Asthma

    asthma, hives, seasonal allergies, and more in children ages 3 to 4 Allergies and asthma in big kids, whether fall sneezing is linked to allergies, and more Food allergies, lactoseintolerance, gluten sensitivity, and more A visual guide to skin conditions in babies, understanding baby acne and eczema, and more How to recognize and treat dry skin, ringworm … asthma, hives, seasonal allergies, and more in children ages 3 to 4 Allergies and asthma in big kids, whether fall sneezing is linked to allergies, and more Food allergies, lactose[9]

Lactose Intolerance

Lactose intolerance (lactase deficiency, hypolactasia) is the inability or insufficient ability to digest lactose due to low levels of lactase. Abdominal bloating, abdominal pain, diarrhea and flatulence are common symptoms.

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  1. Celiac Disease | Diseases of the Small Intestine, http://www.ddc.musc.edu/public/diseases/small-i…
  2. Celiac Disease | NIDDK, http://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/hea…
  3. Food allergy, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Food_allergy
  4. Galactosemia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galactosemia
  5. Lactose Intolerance, https://www.symptoma.com/en/info/lactose-intolerance
  6. Does Drinking Whole Milk Give Toddlers Diarrhea?, http://everydaylife.globalpost.com/drinking-who…
  7. Food Allergy | Information on Intolerances, https://www.allergyuk.org/allergy-to-wheat-and-…
  8. Food Intolerance, https://www.symptoma.com/en/info/food-intolerance
  9. Allergies & Asthma in Toddlers, https://www.babycenter.com/toddler-allergies-asthma