Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Unable to Digest Galactose Symptoms

An infant born with galactosemia will develop symptoms if he or she receives breast milk or milk-based formula.

Symptoms of galactosemia include:

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Last Updated: Apr 23, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Unable to Digest Galactose References
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