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How would I know whether I am lactose-intolerant? Are there any tests?

I suspect that I might be lactose-intolerant, but I don't know how to tell. Can I just see a doctor and get tested, or do I have to live with the assumption? If there are any standardized tests, how ...
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Lactase enzyme products and dental health

It is possible to buy lactase enzyme products, such as chewable tablets or drops, that convert lactose in dairy produts to glucose and galactose on-the-fly (supplementing or replacing low human ...
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Combining lactose-free dairy and regular dairy

My understanding is that lactose-free milk is made by adding the lactase enzyme to regular milk. Is there enough lactase present in the milk to catalyse lactose in simultaneously-consumed regular ...
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Lactase quantity test?

Is there a way to reliably test the quantity of lactase enzymes in a solution? For example, if I were to culture multiple bacterial species which produce lactase, is there a way to count the lactase ...
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