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Allergies To Buttermilk And Yogurt
Not with allergy: Buttermilk is made from cows milk. Although curdled, it still has the milk proteins therefore it should not be ingested by patients with cows milk allergy. ...Read more
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Cow's milk causes acne me (i stopped drink) but buttermilk not (from a milkman near to me). Can you explain why?? And can I take goat yogurt??
Started yogurt with my 6 months old baby, but she's throwing up every time, same with formula when she was months, is it allergy?
Allergy: This sounds like a cow's milk allergy. Worried about your baby. Is she losing weight and not eating? You should see your pediatrician right away. The formula needs to be changed and her weights followed closely. She could become malnourished and this can be very serious especially in an infant. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Yogurt contains a variety of ingredients and is a milk product. If by sick you mean upset stomach, bloating, etc, you might be lactose intolerant. See if some lactaid helps with your symptoms. If you don't get these symptoms when eating a regular peach, I wouldn't suspect the peach in the yogurt. Might also check what kind of additives/preservatives are in the yogurt. ...Read more
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16 mo. Old got rash around mouth from a yogurt parfait w/nuts in it. Any way to tell if her skin was irritated (from being a mess) or an allergy?
Tricky situation: While this could be an allergy, more likely it is irritation. Once the rash has resolved, consider using a barrier cream on the face (vaseline or even diaper cream). This should protect from irritation. Try the yogurt again. If it happens again, see our doctor. If you see lip swelling or problems breathing, call 911. ...Read more
Possible dairy allergy, diahorrea, stomach cramps and nausea after milk, yoghurt, cheese etc and stomach cramps after eating milk chocolate.?
Get evaluated: Then see a doctor and get evaluated for lactose intolerance. ...Read more
Buttermilk: Not something I would recommend. Only times I've seen someone cure a fatty liver is with rapid weight loss like with gastric bypass or portion control diets. Talk to your doctor on strategies to eliminate fatty liver. Buttermilk being high calorie would not be the best for a liver that is fat. ...Read more
Have you tried using: Milk and milk products have a soothing effect and provide temporary relief from acid reflux. These are old fashioned recipes from the past when good antacid medicines were not available. Now that there are many good antacids that can stop acid production you can find much better relief with medicines like Zantac, (ranitidine) Pepcid and Omeprazole (Nexium). You should try one of these for 4 wks to see benefit ...Read more
Milk vs buttermilk: Buttermilk has more calories and fat than milk, so you'll gain more weight faster with buttermilk. But, you don't need to drink either one to be healthy, though. Water is the healthiest thing for you to drink. You can get plenty of calcium and vitamin D from other, healthier, lower-fat sources, like plants or supplements. ...Read more
More info: Would like more details concerning your actual reaction to buttermilk, if you are able to tolerate other dairy products with no issues then you likely don't have an IgE-mediated allergic reaction to buttermilk (cow's milk) but rather a sensitivity/intolerance. I would see an allergist so that a detailed history can be taken and you can figure out if you are truly allergic. ...Read more
Happy Skin: Skin is the major protection of our delicate internal tissues from a harsh environment, it is susceptible to injury itself. Sun, shaving and many chemicals are very irritating as well as constant exposure to moisture reduces protective skin oils and sets the skin up for injury. The trick is to apply good protective skin cream frequently and minimize ongoing damage. Clean it using gentle means. ...Read more
No.: Cirrhosis is a serious chronic illness which needs the care of a good doctor. ...Read more
My daughter has a skin reaction only on her face to buttermilk-based products. It shows up in the exact pattern as where the product is on her face.?
Irritant Dermatitis: Irritant contact dermatitis (icd) is inflammation of the skin typically manifested by erythema, mild edema, and scaling. Irritant contact dermatitis is a nonspecific response of the skin to direct chemical damage that releases mediators of inflammation predominately from epidermal cells. Treatment is with otc hydrocortisone. If this does not help see a dermatologist. ...Read more
My daughter has a skin reaction only on her face to buttermilk-based products. It shows up in the exact pattern/shape as where the product sits on he?
Buttermilk is safe during pregnancy. There are a few things that are not ok during pregnancy like certain medications as well as alcohol consumption. It is important to eat a balanced and healthy diet. You might go off certain foods, but it's always possible to swap these with others of similar nutritional value.
Pasteurization prevents disease, so try to use a brand that is pasteurized. ...Read more
My father in law said his urine looks like buttermilk. What could that be and how serious is this?
Is probiotic powder effective? Is buttermilk or curd a probiotic? Any natural probiotics? Doc has asked me to take probiotics but need a reliable brand
Perhaps, marketing: Yet few clinical trials, little reliable data. Like many OTC products, labels often do not even match contents. While some data about probiotic benefits with clostridium difficile & ulcerative colitis exists, few reliable brands. Thus natural fermented products likely a better option for now. Study the: "Human Microbiome Project" for insights; >another decade to sort out some of the complexity. ...Read more