About- Lactose intolerance also called milk intolerance is a condition that causes the inability to fully digest sugar (lactose) in dairy products.
- Abdominal cramps
- Nausea and vomiting
Lactose intolerance occurs when the small intestine produces an insufficient amount of an enzyme (lactase) to digest milk sugar (lactose).
- Bacterial overgrowth in the small intestine
- Celiac disease
- Chemotherapy or radiation therapy
- Crohn's disease
- Injuries to the small intestine due to surgery, trauma
- Older age
- Premature birth
- Ulcerative colitis