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  • allergic
  • At its most severe an allergic reaction can be life-threatening - so called anaphylaxis - and if you or someone you are with experiences difficulty breathing, or swelling around the face and mouth, you should seek urgent medical attention. (medium.com)
  • Antihistamines (hay fever tablets) usually settle mild symptoms if lactose is accidently consumed but those who suffer potentially life-threatening reactions should carry an injection of adrenaline with them to rapidly relieve the symptoms of an allergic reaction if it happens. (medium.com)
  • Lactose intolerance does not mean you are allergic to milk, but you will probably feel bad after drinking milk or eating cheese, ice cream, or anything else containing lactose. (kidshealth.org)
  • bowel
  • Taller people generally have a longer small intestine and measurements are generally longer after death and when the bowel is empty. (wikipedia.org)
  • Short bowel syndrome (SBS, or simply short gut) is a malabsorption disorder caused by a lack of functional small intestine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Outcomes depend on the amount of bowel remaining and whether or not the small bowel remains connected with the large bowel. (wikipedia.org)
  • Surgical procedures to lengthen dilated bowel include the Bianchi procedure, where the bowel is cut in half and one end is sewn to the other, and a newer procedure called serial transverse enteroplasty (STEP), where the bowel is cut and stapled in a zigzag pattern. (wikipedia.org)
  • As the bowel becomes more damaged, a degree of lactose intolerance may develop. (wikipedia.org)
  • Coeliac disease leads to an increased risk of both adenocarcinoma and lymphoma of the small bowel (enteropathy-associated T-cell lymphoma (EATL) or other non-Hodgkin's lymphomas). (wikipedia.org)
  • Long-standing and untreated disease may lead to other complications, such as ulcerative jejunitis (ulcer formation of the small bowel) and stricturing (narrowing as a result of scarring with obstruction of the bowel). (wikipedia.org)
  • liver
  • Deficiency, sphingomyelinase: Also called Niemann-Pick disease, this is a disorder of the metabolism of a lipid (fat) called sphingomyelin that usually causes the progressive development of enlargement of the liver and spleen (hepatosplenomegaly), "swollen glands" (lymphadenopathy), anemia and ment. (drugster.info)
  • HFI is caused by a deficiency of fructose 1,6-biphosphate aldolase in the liver, kidney cortex and small intestine. (wikipedia.org)
  • absorb
  • Lactase breaks down the lactose in food so your body can absorb it. (ahealthyme.com)
  • Young children are especially sensitive to vitamin K malabsorptive disorders because only a very small amount of vitamin K crosses the placenta, leaving the child with very low reserves and limited ability to absorb vitamin K from dietary sources after birth. (wikipedia.org)