Overview

Lactose intolerance is the inability to break down a type of natural sugar called lactose . Lactose is commonly found in dairy products, such as milk and yogurt. A person becomes lactose intolerant when his or her small intestine stops making eno[read article]

Tests for Lactose Intolerance

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A lactose tolerance test is a test that measures how well your body can process lactose, a type of sugar found in dairy products. Normally the body is able to proce...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Feces pH Test
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Stool Examination
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Lactose Hydrogen Breath Test
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In some cases, your doctor may decide that he or she needs a sample of your tissue or your cells to help diagnose an illness or identify a cancer. This removal of t...  More
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An enteroscopy helps doctors find and treat problems in the digestive system. A thin, flexible tube with a camera inside is used to see inside your body. This tube ...  More
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Over the Counter Medications for Lactose Intolerance

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LACTASE (LAK teys) is an enzyme that aids in the digestion of lactose. Lactose is in dairy foods like ice cream, cheese, and milk. This supplement is used to break ...  More
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Self Care for Lactose Intolerance

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Avoid Milk and Milk Products
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Herbs and Supplements for Lactose Intolerance What's this?

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Lactobacilli are bacteria that normally live in the human small intestine and vagina. Lactobacillus acidophilus is generally considered to be beneficial because it ...  More
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