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lactose intolerance

A term that encompasses an array of adverse responses to consumption of non-human milk, in particular the inability to digest lactose, a sugar in milk and many dairy products. Up to 75% of adults have a decrease in lactase with age, which presents clinically as abdominal bloating, cramps, flatulence, diarrhea, nausea and/or vomiting, and borborygmi (a rumbling noise of the intestines).
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milk intolerance

Lactose intolerance, see there. See Lactose tolerance test.
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Patient discussion about milk intolerance

Q. can you be lactose intolerant just in the morning? if i drink milk or eat a dairy product in the morning i get nausous, vomit and have diarehha. but i eat dairy products in the evening and im fine. is it possible to be lactose intolerant just in the morning?

A. Not that I'm aware of.. You are either lactose intolerant or you're not. However, it depends on how much dairy products you eat, and perhaps you consume more dairy products in the morning, on an empty stomach, where it all absorbs, where as in the evening you might eat less and combine it with other food. I would suggest you dicrease the total amount of dairy you eat, in order to get rid of these symptms.

Q. lactose intolerant If you are lactose intolerant and you consume a dairy related product can it cause a fever?

A. No
Lactose Intolerance means you lack the enzyme to digest milk.
You get diarrhea NOT fever

Q. I am lactose intolerant. Can I have any other dairy food?

A. If you are lactose intolerant then you must avoid all lactose containing foods like milk, yoghurt & cheese. You can consume these dairy products If your intolerance is less or else you can have cultured yoghurt and lactobacillus milk as a better dairy option.

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Clinical manifestations of cows' milk allergy in childhood: associations with invitro cellular immune responses.
Protein chains, where present, are of sufficiently small length to make it extremely likely that they will comply with the definition of hypoallergenicity as being tolerated by 90% of proven sufferers from cow's milk allergy, and they should therefore be labelled as suitable for the dietary management of subjects with cow's milk protein allergy.
The British Medical Journal says most children with milk allergy outgrow it at an average age of five years for IgE-mediated cows' milk allergy.
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To learn more about childhood milk allergy and how it is being diagnosed we administered a web-based survey to approximately 40,000 households that were statistically representative of the U.S.
Milk allergy, egg allergy, nut allergy, fish allergy, shellfish allergy, soy allergy, sun allergy and wheat allergy.
Researchers at the University of Nebraska explained that thermal and nonthermal processing of foods can change the proteins responsible for milk allergy in ways that make the proteins harder to detect using the standard enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA).
A cow's milk allergy (to the proteins in milk) affects up to seven per cent of babies under one year, but most outgrow it by the age of six.
Partially hydrolyzed formulas should not be fed to infants who are allergic to milk or to infants with existing milk allergy symptoms.
"One approach is not right for all children with milk allergy. The majority does not need to and should not strictly avoid milk."
Milk allergy is the most common, affecting 2.5 percent of children under age 3.
The estimated prevalence of cow's milk allergy (CMA) varies between 2% and 7.5%, being higher in children than adults.