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Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.

Diarrhea

In addition to milk sugar, dairy products contain milk fat. Milk fat can trigger symptoms if you have a sensitive bowel, even if you do not have true lactose intolerance. Here is a follow up question to help explore your symptoms further:

Do you have episodes of abdominal pain that are relieved by your bowel movements, or do you alternate between having constipation and having diarrhea?

Yes, I have relief passing stool or inconsistent stools.

No, I do not notice these symptoms.

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