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posted 12-02-1998 11:51 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for K   Click Here to Email K     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I am lactose intolerant along with the IBS, and take Lactaid pills when eating dairy foods. It doesn't completely alleviate my symptoms, but it does help. However, when I drink the Lactaid milk, I still get diarrhea and gas. I get the 100% lactose reduced kind, so I don't get why it still makes me sick. Has anyone else tried the milk, and if so, how does it agree with you?

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posted 12-03-1998 12:57 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for flux   Click Here to Email flux     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
The recent scientific research largely indicates that those who don't absorb lactose do not suffer symptoms from it. Rather, it is the IBS that is responsible for the symptoms.

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