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Posted by: Cindy | 2008/08/22

Lactose intolerant

Dear Doc

I' m lactose intolerant and mildly wheat intolerant. I don' t eat milk products and rarely eat wheat. It has helped a lot.
However I still get bad stomach upsets and cramps usually after eating some foods. e.g. high in fat foods, spicy foods, caffiene (diet coke) etc. I sometime wake up in the night with badly upset stomach.

Any idea what could be causing this?

Thanks

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Cindy

Thank you for visiting health24.com.

It is possible that your stomach is sensitive to these foods that you have mentioned. The best advice will be to avoid them completely. I do however, recommend that you consult a gastroenterologist for a full examination, to exclude any pathology.

Kind regards





Dr Anrich Burger

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