Lactaid milk still gives me gas?

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Hudson Shields asked a question: Lactaid milk still gives me gas?
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Date created: Sun, Mar 21, 2021 11:08 AM
Date updated: Thu, Sep 29, 2022 6:58 PM

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  • Lactose in milk is often what causes symptoms like feeling bloated, gassy, or nauseous after eating dairy products. In some cases, switching to lactose-free options can help alleviate those symptoms. Lactose-free milk has a similar nutrient profile to regular cow’s milk, so it still has the same vitamins, minerals, calcium, and protein.

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Dairy, especially yogurt, ice cream and milk give me horrendous gas, and sometimes diarrhea. Cheese usually isn't as bad. But why, oh why can't I drink the Lactaid 100% lactose free milk? What else could the problem be, other than the lactose in dairy?

You may suspect you no longer produce lactase if drinking milk causes you to develop intestinal gas and bloating.It’s likely if you experience diarrhea within hours of drinking milk. If you develop severe intestinal pain and cramping, it’s likely.

Lactose sensitivity is a very common cause of digestive problems, such as bloating, intestinal cramps and excessive gas. A person who is sensitive to the sugar in milk will often experience gastrointestinal issues soon after consuming dairy products, or one of the many other hidden sources of milk sugar.

Up to 4 hours: Undigested lactose begins to form gas when it utilized by gut bacteria in the colon. Usually 1 to 2 hours after it is ingested. Gas produced is usuall... Read More

After I started taking Lactaid milk, my heartburn went away completely but I still am farting a lot! I'm drinking whole milk Lactaid as opposed to non-fat or low-fat Lactaid because I want the extra calories to gain weight and bulk up. I assume the gas is due to the milkfat, but it could be possible non-fat milk gives me the same problem.

If its still affecting you it just means youre not lactose intolerant, which is when your body cannot breakdown the lactose in milk. In lactose free milk this is removed so your body doesn't have a problem. If you're still having symptoms its not the lactose in the milk itself causing it.

Alternatives: Lactase deficiency (intolerance to lactose/milk sugar) can lead to symptoms you describe; if no response to lactaid (lactase), you could try a milk su... Read More. 6.1k views Reviewed >2 years ago. Thank. Dr. Frank Kuitems and 7 doctors agree. 8 doctors agree.

People with lactose intolerance are unable to fully digest the sugar (lactose) in milk. As a result, they have diarrhea, gas and bloating after eating or drinking dairy products. The condition, which is also called lactose malabsorption, is usually harmless, but its symptoms can be uncomfortable.

Lactose in milk is often what causes symptoms like feeling bloated, gassy, or nauseous after eating dairy products. In some cases, switching to lactose-free options can help alleviate those symptoms. Lactose-free milk has a similar nutrient profile to regular cow’s milk, so it still has the same vitamins, minerals, calcium, and protein.

Most people with low lactase enzyme levels can tolerate small amounts of milk products at one time (2-4 ounces) and get symptoms only with larger servings (6 ounces or more). Taking lactase enzyme with milk products as directed can help prevent upset stomach, abdominal bloating/cramping, gas, and diarrhea caused by these products.The FDA has not reviewed this product for safety or effectiveness.

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