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Can you have an allergy to almond milk and if so, what are the symptoms?

Can you have an allergy to almond milk and if so, what are the symptoms?

Food allergy symptom: Any food can cause an allergy, and nuts like almonds cause allergies pretty often. Food allergy symptoms can affect many organs and are unique to each person: itching (any or everywhere), stomach distress, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, gas, hives, asthma, nasal congestion, headache, swollen lips, throat closing, joint pains, eczema, weird rashes--you name it. ...Read more

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Any reports of food allergies to almond milk?

Any reports of food allergies to almond milk?

Scarce: I was able to find a pediatric study from france published in 2002 that showed 2 children out of 163 had allergy to almond milk that triggered their asthma. I really expected to find more.... The one concern when using almond milk is lack of vitamin and calcium supplementation in some products. ...Read more

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Is almond milk ok to drink with a milk allergy?

Is almond milk ok to drink with a milk allergy?

Yes: Unless you are allergic to almond. If you are allergic to cow's milk, any "milk" made from rice, almond or whatever should be ok. ...Read more

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I have a milk, egg, almond and hazel nut allergy. What can I eat?

I have a milk, egg, almond and hazel nut allergy. What can I eat?

Food allergy: First, make sure you have a good diagnosis of food allergy by a well-trained allergist. Remember food allergy testing by itself does not necessarily equate to a clinical reaction to that particular food but rather it gives your doctor a risk assessment for food allergy. If you have real allergic reactions to milk, egg and nuts, you just have to avoid them and can eat anything else. ...Read more

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If you have a peanut allergy, can you still drink almond milk?

If you have a peanut allergy, can you still drink almond milk?

Maybe: It all depends on if you have an almond allergy. Almonds fit into the category of "tree nuts." individuals with a true peanut allergy have ~35% chance of a concomitant tree nut allergy.

If you are able to eat almonds without any adverse reaction on a regular basis, then you should be able to drink almond milk. However, if you avoid tree nuts in general, I would consult a board-certified allergist. ...Read more

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I have a milk, egg, almond nut, hazelnut and peanut allergy), what to do?

I have a milk, egg, almond nut, hazelnut and peanut allergy), what to do?

Avoidance: Carefully avoid all of these foods. If you have not been tested by an allergist see one. He/she can test you to make sure that you are not allergic to other tree nuts or soy and other legumes. You should also have an epi-pen in case of severe reactions. ...Read more

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Why does regular milk cause my extremities to tingle? I am fine with almond and soy milk. No allergies.

Why does regular milk cause my extremities to tingle? I am fine with almond and soy milk. No allergies.

Two considerations: Milk Alkali Syndrome (hypercalcemia) and milk allergy. Parasthesias are uncommon but alkalosis from hyperventilation does cause parasthesias. Usually we think of milk Alkali syndrome as causing constipation, bone pain, psychiatric symptoms and kidney stones. ...Read more

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I have a milk, egg, almond nut, hazelnut and peanut allergy. Is there anything I need? Like a kit or something?

I have a milk, egg, almond nut, hazelnut and peanut allergy. Is there anything I need? Like a kit or something?

Anaphylaxis plan/kit: Peanut and nut allergies can be serious leading to anaphylaxis (severe allergic reaction). It's important to have 1) self injectable epinephrine (like EpiPen or Auvi-Q); 2) written anaphylaxis action plan from your doctor; 3). Wear a medical ID bracelet; 4) antihistamines for very mild reactions; 5) chef card-to be used at restaurants. All of these can be kept in a kit so as not to be misplaced ...Read more

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I am allergic to almonds (itchy mouth and it becomes difficult to breath), but I am fine with almond milk (i have a dairy allergy), why is this?

I am allergic to almonds (itchy mouth and it becomes difficult to breath), but I am fine with almond milk (i have a dairy allergy), why is this?

Good question: First thing that comes to mind is that you might not be allergic to the actual not protein but to a common fumigant used to treat almonds during production. (in fact, seeing your other allergies reinforces this possibility.) an interesting read: http://foodidentitytheft. Com/trying-to-avoid-almonds-that-are-gassed-heres-a-little-guide/ *don't use this guess of mine as a reason to try almonds again*. ...Read more

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What to do if I have whole egg, wheat,cow's milk, cashew,almond, shellfish mix, legume mix and soya bean allergy and I am diabet?

What to do if I have whole egg, wheat,cow's milk, cashew,almond, shellfish mix, legume mix and soya bean allergy and I am diabet?

Dietitian: Ask your Doctor to arrange for a Dietitian consult. You need to have a well-balanced diet with all the needed proteins and vitamins, as well as the correct level of fats and carbohydrates. A Dietitian will help you design an appropriate diet with all needed nutrition. ...Read more

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What to do if I have whole egg, wheat, cow's milk, cashew, almond, shellfish mix, legume mix and soya bean allergy and I am diabet?

What to do if I have whole egg, wheat, cow's milk, cashew, almond, shellfish mix, legume mix and soya bean allergy and I am diabet?

Dietitian: I would highly recommend dietary consult, to ensure that you can develop a non-allergic, diabetes friendly diet that will supply your daily needs. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of an oral allergy? Whenever I eat carrots, apples, nuts such as almonds, pears, avocados I get an itchy throat or swelled lips

What are the symptoms of an oral allergy? Whenever I eat carrots, apples, nuts such as almonds, pears, avocados I get an itchy throat or swelled lips

Exactly that: Allergy symptoms can vary from skin rash all the way to anaphylaxis, so what you describe would be consistent with allergic symptoms.
Suggest seeing an allergist for complete testing and prn meds ...Read more

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What are symptoms of milk allergy?

What are symptoms of milk allergy?

Milk allergy: It can lead to blood in stools especially in infants, diarrhea, bloating, emesis, rash, severe allergic reaction/anaphylaxis. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a milk allergy?

What are symptoms of a milk allergy?

Milk allergy: Hives, wheezing, eczema, skin rashes, anaphylaxis- to name a few. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of milk allergies inside your body?

What are the symptoms of milk allergies inside your body?

A variety!: Depending on the patient, cow milk allergy symptoms can include:itchy mouth/throat, facial &/or airway swelling, difficulty breathing or talking, cough, wheeze, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea (can be bloody), poor weight gain or even weight loss in kids, flushing, hives, eye redness, itch, &/or swelling, runny, itchy, &/or stuffy nose, sneezing, abdominal pain, feeling of impending doom and even shock or cardiac arrest! ...Read more

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What are the skin symptoms of milk allergy?

What are the skin symptoms of milk allergy?

Milk allergy: Immediately after consuming milk, signs and symptoms of a milk allergy might include:hives, wheezing, vomiting, signs and symptoms that may take more time to develop include:loose stools, which may contain blood, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, coughing or wheezing, runny nose, watery eyes, itchy skin rash, often around the mouth, colic in babies. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of cow milk allergy?

A variety!: Depending on the patient, cow milk allergy symptoms can include:itchy mouth/throat, facial &/or airway swelling, difficulty breathing or talking, cough, wheeze, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea (can be bloody), poor weight gain or even weight loss in kids, flushing, hives, eye redness, itch, &/or swelling, runny, itchy, &/or stuffy nose, sneezing, abdominal pain, feeling of impending doom and even shock or cardiac arrest! ...Read more

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Can it be an assumption that intussusception may be a symptom of a milk allergy in a toddler?

Can it be an assumption that intussusception may be a symptom of a milk allergy in a toddler?

Doubtful: Intussuception is most commonly associated with rotavirus vaccine. Milk allergy has many symptoms in young children but Intussuception isn't one that I have seen documented. ...Read more

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How long after removing allergenic food from diet should itching and symptoms subside? 4 days now without milk and eggs and STILL allergy itching?!

How long after removing allergenic food from diet should itching and symptoms subside? 4 days now without milk and eggs and STILL allergy itching?!

Not food related: Can be due to several reasons, commonest of which is dehydrated and dry skin. See a dermatologist for evaluation, and keep moisturizing your skin, can use OTC cetirizine or loratadine regularly till you see the specialist, but read the labels carefully, best wishes ...Read more

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Is a milk allergy in an infant a symptom of autism?

Is a milk allergy in an infant a symptom of autism?

No, it is not: A milk allergy can occur at any time. I developed it two years ago. This is a pure milk allergy without any difficulty with lactose intolerance. I have a daughter with the same condition and yet my autistic grandson does not have that symptoms at all. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of acid reflux or milk allergy?

What are the signs and symptoms of acid reflux or milk allergy?

GERD: Acid reflux causes central sternal burning, bloating, excessive burping and pain. It can be positional and worse at nighttime. Milk allergy is different from lactose intolerance. Milk allergy can cause rapid GI upset but might also have skin rashes, eczema flares, respiratory issues, etc. Lactose intolerance symptoms are strictly limited to GI upset. ...Read more

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What's symptom of milk allergy on skin? If I drink fat milk allergy although I've the allergy, can it attack my eyes being allergy too?

What's symptom of milk allergy on skin? If I drink fat milk allergy although I've the allergy, can it attack my eyes being allergy too?

Yes: Milk allergy can occasionally induce hives and for those with atopic dermatitis a break out in the eczema. However, I believe your eye symptoms are more likely related to exposure to airborne allergen than milk. ...Read more

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Hi, is it possible to have milk allergy and lactose intolerance at the same time? Because if I will drink cow and soy milk, the symptoms will be the same

Hi, is it possible to have milk allergy and lactose intolerance at the same time? Because if I will drink cow and soy milk, the symptoms will be the same

Confusing question: Studies show that around 40% of those with bovine milk allergy will have a soy allergy. Lactose is the sugar in bovine milk and about 1/4 adults are lactose intolerant. Some confuse lactose intolerance with milk allergy, they are not the same. This can show up in childhood or emerge later. ...Read more

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Bf 3 mo old with cow milk protein allergy. Dairy free x4 wk, minimal soy intake. Symptoms improved but not resolved. Normal weight gain. What do I do next?

Bf 3 mo old with cow milk protein allergy. Dairy free x4 wk, minimal soy intake. Symptoms improved but not resolved. Normal weight gain. What do I do next?

Continue avoid milk: It takes time, so a continued milk a dairy elimination diet is in order. It would be important to read labels to make sure there is no "hidden" dairy in other foods. Also, there may be another food allergy besides milk. An allergist can assist in the search for the cause. ...Read more

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Can you explain me my allergie test from blood. Is says that I have antibodies for milk, sugar, flour, eggs. But I eat that every day without symptoms?

Can you explain me my allergie test from blood. Is says that I have antibodies for milk, sugar, flour, eggs. But I eat that every day without symptoms?

Depends: If the antibody type is igg, it merely means that you have been exposed to that food and nothing else. If the antibody type is ige and the level is high, your chance of being allergic to that food is increased but not certain. I'd cast doubt on the validity on any test for sugar which is not an allergen. This alone makes me question the quality of the lab. ...Read more

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Is there an almond allergy?

Is there an almond allergy?

Absolutely: Almonds are on of several tree nuts including, among others, walnuts, pecans, cashews and pistachios. Tree nuts, like peanuts, are among the 8 most allergenic foods. The can trigger anaphylactic reactions. If you think you or someone you care for has had an allergic reaction to almonds, or other foods, I recommend you get it evaluated by a board certified allergist. ...Read more

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How to know if I have almond allergy?

How to know if I have almond allergy?

Get Allergy Test: Food allergies usually cause one or more of the following symptoms: hives, swelling, immediate crampy painful vomiting or diarrhea, throat or tongue swelling, difficulty breathing, or loss of blood pressure and unconsciousness known as anaphylaxis. If you have any of these symptoms, you need to see an allergy specialist and have a test to see if you are allergic. ...Read more

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How serious is having an almond allergy?

How serious is having an almond allergy?

Potentially serious: An allergy to tree nuts can potentially be life-threatening. I would recommend evaluation by an allergist for a more definitive prognosis. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have an almond allergy?

Eat 'em, Get sick.: Food allergy symptoms are virtually the same regardless of causative agent. If you have almond allergy & eat an almond you will likely have almost immediate symptoms of tongue, mouth, & throat itching & tongue, lips & facial swelling. There may be vomiting a few minutes later & difficulty breathing. Breathing issues may be severe. Sometimes symptoms are delayed for 1 to 2 hours. ...Read more