Whenever I eat a large amount of dairy products of any kind, particularly milk, I get this awful painful feeling internally right below my back...and then I get diarrhea. Could I be lactose intolerant?
Azngangsta answered Friday August 26 2005, 1:09 am: Actually I don't think you are. You said "a lot of dairy prodoucts" right? (Sorry, my information is not accurate. I'm doing this from memory. I saw this on an episode of "Good Eats") Well, dairy has, of course, lactose. There is enzimes in your body that breaks down lactose. As you grow older, you loose more of those enzimes, so you will start getting sick from eating too much dairy products. My advice is to go easy on the dairy. Once again, my information isn't too accurate, but its pretty much the same. [ Azngangsta's advice column | Ask Azngangsta A Question ]
Deanimal answered Thursday August 25 2005, 10:06 pm: Probably. Since only large amounts of dairy will do it, you're probably only mildly lactose intolerant. I reccomend eating dairy in smaller amounts, or getting those pills lactose intolerant people take before they eat, so they can have dairy. [ Deanimal's advice column | Ask Deanimal A Question ]
xO_aLex_xO answered Thursday August 25 2005, 5:06 am: um im not sure about the back pain part but the diarrhea part is probably a sign of lactose intolerence...contact a doctor because you probably l.i....also try that lactaid milk- its for l.i people..
sunnyville answered Wednesday August 24 2005, 9:28 pm: What I recommend is to drink a differnt type of milk .Talk to your parents about this and tell them to take you to the doctor to examine you just to see if anything is wrong.Yes it could probably be lactose intolerant but to know if it is or not talk to your doctor all about the problem so he could help you out. [ sunnyville's advice column | Ask sunnyville A Question ]
sbloemeke answered Wednesday August 24 2005, 9:16 pm: Most likely yes. I'd go to an allegist if I were you, they would be able to give your a test to see if you were. But, it sound very much like it. The painful feeling is probably your body beggining to fight it off and reject it, and seeing it as a virus, caused the diarrhea to try and get it out quickly.
May be wrong, but I am speaking with a lot of confidence here.
-Steven [ sbloemeke's advice column | Ask sbloemeke A Question ]
xfad3db3autyx answered Wednesday August 24 2005, 7:52 pm: yes it is definiatly possible that you could be lactose intolerant because it shouldnt hurt when you drink or eat dairy products. i would go see a doctor to just be sure tho. hope i helped!
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