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How can you tell if your baby is allergic to rice or oatmeal cereal?

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Dr. Patrick Hieber
Dr. Patrick Hieberanswered
Pediatrics 52 years experience
Food allergy: Allergy to these two foods is rare in my experience; they are well tolerated as first foods by the vast majority of infants older than 6 months. Symptoms of allergy could include vomiting, crampy diarrhea and occasionally a flare -up of pre-existing eczema. Anemia and failure to gain weight/height could indicate coeliac syndrome.
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