Secondary lactase deficiency occurs as a result of inflammation, intestinal infections, allergies to foods that are eaten Mother, the immune response to a protein found in breast milk. In this form of intolerance damaged producing lactase enterocytes. In this case, it is necessary to take urgent measures.
But how do you know that your child is lactose deficiency? And what type it is? Diagnose the disorder can only pediatrician, after appropriate investigation and study of the results of analyzes, such as fecal carbohydrates. Consult a specialist, without wasting time. He diagnose, identify the causes of problems and prescribe treatment.
Independently suspected intolerance baby breast milk can be for a variety of symptoms. For example, assume its existence possible, if immediately after feeding, or even during a baby's tummy rumbles, it swells, pipsqueak worried, crying, with all sorts of people's methods of dealing with colic do not help.
The infant may develop diarrhea. Chair becomes frothy, frequent and liquid, unpleasant, sour smell (which is not typical for newborns). Children with this problem worse gain weight peers.
If the diagnosis is confirmed, the doctor will prescribe receiving enzyme lactase. They must be added to breast milk and give it to the baby. If mixed feeding, the pediatrician can choose a mixture of low-lactose or no. The treatment regimen in each case is individual.