Lactose Intolerance Breath Test Information

Instructions Prior to Test

  1. Please do not drink any milk or eat foods containing milk, bran, or high fiber for at least 24 hours before the test.
  2. Please do not have anything to eat or drink (including water) after midnight prior to the test. You may brush your teeth but spit out toothpaste & rinse.
  3. Do not smoke the morning of the exam or exercise vigorously.
  4. Do not take any antibiotics two weeks prior to the test.
  5. Drink 12oz of WHOLE WHITE MILK 3 hours before the test and nothing else to eat or drink.

The test takes approximately 3 hours in the office. Please call 516.248.3737 with any questions.

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