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Why does melted cheese upset my stomach?

What Causes Lactose Intolerance? Lactase, an enzyme in the small intestine, breaks down the sugar in dairy products. If your body doesn't make enough lactase, you may get diarrhea and an upset stomach when you eat or drink dairy products.

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Similarly one may ask, why does cheese upset my stomach?

Lactose intolerance is a condition characterized by symptoms such as stomach pain, bloating, gas and diarrhea, which are caused by lactose malabsorption. By adulthood, up to 70% of people no longer produce enough lactase to properly digest the lactose in milk, leading to symptoms when they consume dairy.

can cooked cheese make you sick? Cheese. While restaurants are a key source of other food-related outbreaks, most people who get sick from cheese do so from products consumed at home. Cheese can be contaminated with bacteria like Salmonella or Listeria, which can cause miscarriages.

Similarly, you may ask, why does cheese hurt my stomach but not milk?

Managing Lactose Intolerance There is no treatment to make the body produce more lactase enzyme, but the symptoms of lactose intolerance can be controlled through diet. Some people who cannot drink milk may be able to eat cheese and yogurt—which have less lactose than milk—without symptoms.

Can you have an allergy to just cheese?

If you are allergic to cheese it is likely that you are allergic to all dairy products. A number of symptoms can occur if an allergy sufferer eats cheese or comes into contact with it. The most common food-related allergy symptoms are: tingling or itching in the mouth.

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