Lactose Intolerance

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What is Lactose Intolerance?

Lactose intolerance is the inability to digest lactose, which is a type of sugar found in milk and other dairy products.

What is it like to have Lactose Intolerance?

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

What do patients take to treat Lactose Intolerance and its symptoms?

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Who has Lactose Intolerance on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 10
20s 52
30s 58
40s 74
50s 49
60s 14
70+ 4

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

80% Females
20% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 82
20-29 years 35
30-39 years 35
40-49 years 16
50-59 years 6
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 146
Not Diagnosed 63

These charts show data from Lactose Intolerance patients who have completed their condition history
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