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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

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Lactaid Milk, Safe To Drink?
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Hello, another question, is Lactaid brand milk, safe to drink?

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Yup....I drink it every day.

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thanks! I have 5 half gallons in my fridge now, wasnt sure if I should start drinking it again or not...guess I will!

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I knew that the Lactaid Milk was safe to drink because I had called and asked them. However, I forgot to ask about the lactaid cottage cheese. Does anyone know if it is gluten free?

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I also had this question because I bought some Lactaid milk because I had some great coupons but I felt really bad when I drank it. I was newly diagnosed so I'm really particular about what I'm eating. I usually drink Soy Silk milk but since I knew Celiacs can have dairy and I thought I was just lactose intolerant. But I'm having some issues with this milk. I thought it might have been something else and so I kept trying it with just Rice Chex cereal but continually had a migraine- severe stomach pains- etc. Has anyone every had this problem?

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Hi Marlyn,

I've been gluten free for nine weeks now & it seems that all dairy products bother me. I'm having painful bloating & acid reflux & it seems that dairy makes it worse. I think it's the protein in the milk not the lactose that's hard for my damaged intestines to digest. :(

But from what I've read on this forum, it does get better with time. I'm hoping I'll be able to drink milk again once my stomach is healed. It might take months...

I did try the Rice Chex cereal with regular milk about a month ago. I had very bad bloating with it. I just wonder if my stomach is so sensitive right now & the milk probably bloated me too. So, I've been just eating rice, eggs & ham for breakfast these days. I did cut out dairy for a while again.

Boy, do I miss my milk & cereal! What a bummer!

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