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Doctor insights on: Allergic Reactions To Soy Milk

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Is soy milk a good alternative for milk allergic ppl.? I heard it does more harm than good?

Soy milk: Rice milk and soy milk are ok and reasonable substitutes for cows milk in allergic individuals. ...Read more

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Which one is healthier, soy milk or almond milk? I am not allergic to either.

Which one is healthier, soy milk or almond milk? I am not allergic to either.

Depends: Manufacturers generally fortify soy milk and almond milk to make it nutritionally equivalent in terms of calcium and vitamin d to cow's milk. Since there is a large variation, it is best to read the nutrition facts to make sure you are receiving the recommended intake for your age and gender (can google a calculator online to estimate your needs). ...Read more

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Am I allergic to soy milk if I get gassy after drinking it?

Am I allergic to soy milk if I get gassy after drinking it?

Unlikely: Soy allergy doesn't usually cause "gas"--this may be an intolerance, but not likely to be a true allergy. ...Read more

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I have pruritus ani. Can I have soy milk or any other foods that i'm not allergic to?

I have pruritus ani.  Can I have soy milk or any other foods that i'm not allergic to?

Food allergy: Food allergy is defined by a reprodicible symptom that occurs after eating it; if any food seems to cause repeated symptoms, avoidance is the only answer. The presence of allergic antibody (ige) to a food, noted by blood testiing or skin testing alone does not prove allergy. ...Read more

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Whenever i drink soy milk, or eat food with soy, my mouth gets itchy, and i get bumps on the roof of my mouth. Does that mean i'm allergic?

Whenever i drink soy milk, or eat food with soy, my mouth gets itchy, and i get bumps on the roof of my mouth.  Does that mean i'm allergic?

Good chance! : Since soy is a common food additive, it is important to know. A rast assay for soy can slice the issue ! ...Read more

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How is it that I am allergic to soy milk but can consume soy beans as well as other foods with soy in them and not get the itchy swelling throat .?

How is it that I am allergic to soy milk but can consume soy beans as well as other foods with soy in them and not get the itchy swelling throat .?

Processing: It likely has to do with the way the soy milk is processed. It is a type 2 food allergy known as oral allergy syndrome. Childrens hospital of philadelphia has a great link about oas, check it out. ...Read more

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Benifits of soy milk?

Benifits of soy milk?

SoyMilk: I am not a fan of soy milk. Yes there are some benefits but studies from asia show that the people that benefit the most from soy are kids who have it all their lives. There was no real cancer protection from additional soy. The best soy comes from natural soy or very little processed soy such as edamame, soy nuts, tofu and tempeh. Try coconut or almond milk. ...Read more

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Can i mix soy milk with nesquick?

Yes: Feel free to mix soy milk with nesquick. ...Read more

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I wish to know how good is soy milk for you?

I wish to know how good is soy milk for you?

Not Good at All : There is nothing good about soy milk. It causes homonal disturbances, negatively affects your thyroid and blocks the absorption of vital minerals drink water. ...Read more