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Infants with lactose intolerance often see symptoms 30 minutes to two hours after consuming milk and milk products. Symptoms may include:
- Abdominal Pain
- Abdominal Bloating
Always consult your health care practitioner before switching to a formula for lactose intolerance.
There are many different causes of lactose intolerance, always consult the advice of a health care professional if you feel your baby is lactose intolerant.
Secondary lactose intolerance is a temporary condition resulting from damage to the lining of the small intestine caused by illness. An example of an illness which can result in secondary lactose intolerance is gastroenteritis.
Secondary lactose intolerance (otherwise known as transient lactase deficiency) can last several weeks. Tolerance varies following acute diarrhoea and can take up to eight weeks before your baby is able to tolerate lactose.
No. Milk allergy is the result of intolerance to cows’ milk protein. Lactose intolerance is the result of inability to digest the sugar lactose.
A baby’s stool can be affected by a number of factors including the transitioning between different feeding options ( eg. breast milk to formula or between formulas). They may range from soft and unformed, yellowish mustard for breastfed babies to greenish for HA formula fed babies to bulkier, brown stools for intact (non HA) formula fed babies.
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