Fast Five Quiz: Lactose Intolerance

B.S. Anand, MD


March 21, 2022

Lactose intolerance is a common disorder caused by the inability to digest lactose into its constituents. Lactase deficiency due to primary or secondary causes results in clinical symptoms that include loose stools, abdominal bloating and pain, flatulence, nausea, and borborygmi. Although prognosis is excellent, symptoms can impair quality of life and the condition can increase risk for certain related complications. Do you know important clinical information regarding this common digestive problem? Test your knowledge of best practices, hidden triggers, and key aspects of lactose intolerance with this short quiz.


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