possible cause Lactose intolerance (opposite), in which the body cannot digest lactose, the natural sugar found in milk, may be the cause. This condition is usually temporary. Consult your doctor.

action If your doctor suspects lactose intolerance, he or she will probably arrange for a sample of your child's faeces to be tested to detect undigested sugars. If your child is lactose intolerant, you will need advice from a dietitian on a lactose-free diet.

Is your child taking any prescription drugs?

Food Allergies

Food Allergies

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