Lactose Intolerance (Milk Intolerance)

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

Specialists to visit
Lactose intolerance Gastroenterologist
Lactose intolerance General Physician
Lactose intolerance Nutritionist

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References
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.medicinenet.com
https://www.nhs.uk
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://my.clevelandclinic.org

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