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Casein Allergy Symptoms Adults
Avoid casein : Casein is one of the major allergic components of cow's milk. The only treatment currently for milk allergy is to avoid it. There should be many ways to pursue a weight loss program even if a person has milk/casein allergy. A nutritionist or dietician can be of assistance in finding alternative foods to assist. ...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
I have a casein allergy, started drinking soy lattes and my stomachaches are back . Can they be related ?
No: Casein is a milk protein. Soy isn't. But both casein and soy are common food allergies/intolerances. A good rule of thumb: what did your ancestors eat? If your ancestors didn't eat soy once upon a time, then it makes sense that soy may not be agreeing with you now. [also coffee/espresso has caffeine and is acidic, which may also be making your stomach grumpy]. ...Read more
I recently tested positive for a milk and casein allergy. The allergy presented after delivery of my third child. Why now? I've always drank milk b4.
See answer: Though allergies can occur at any age, merely having a "positive" allergy test does not mean you have an allergic condition. Often, patients will have large allergy panels done by skin testing or blood testing. In the absence of symptoms, these are largely unnecessary. The delivery issues are most likely not related to your testing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My child has a recently diagnosed milk allergy, how do I find out if he is allergic to casein, whey, or both?
Get tested: You can have a rast done or an allergist can do intradermal skin tests for casein and whey. ...Read more
I had a blood test for allergies. They came back positive for milk casein then had a skin test that was negative. Im confused. What do I believe?
Symptoms?: Allergists must weigh the results of both skin and blood tests against your own experience with milk casein. This is why the specialty is so challenging. Life is difficult enough without avoiding something that doesn't actually make you sick just on the basis of tests that have many false-positives. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Recent diagnosis of milk & casein allergy that presented after delivery of 3rd child. Hives, stomach 7 bowel, anaphylaxis. Why?
Evaluation: Check with your doc and discuss blood allergy testing such as immunocap. ...Read more
Just like any other: Food allergy symptoms vary ranging from hives, swelling, nasal congestion and even asthma. When severe, it leads to anaphylaxis (a life-threatening reaction). Usually one has gastrointestinal upset (vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain) and/or hives along with the reaction. Wheat and dairy allergy are no exceptions except that with dairy allergy , 3/4 of the people can tolerate the cooked product ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi. What are the chances to develop cat and animal allergies when an adult, if you have never had it before ? Im just curious. No symptoms at all.
Animal allergy: If you do not have symptoms around animals, you are not likely to be allergic to them. If you never had any environmental allergy in the past, the probability to develop a pet allergy as an adult is small but can still happen. To be sure, see an allergist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Night cough, no allergies, no URI symptoms, no allergies. Nonsmoker. Adult, 63, module ratels obese. Cause?
If your cough occurs while lying down, it could be either cardiac or gastrointestinal in origin, instead of just pulmonary. If it is associated with shortness of breath and chest or back pain, you need to see your doctor right away.
If it is associated ever with a sour taste in the mouth , almost vomiting, and heartburn it may be gastrointestinal reflux of stomach acid into the esophagus. ...Read more
Identify, avoid, med: In order to reduce allergy symptoms, it is key to identify what the allergy is. See an allergist for testing. After identification, avoidance measures as possible followed by medications. If one is still suffering from allergies despite avoidance measures and medications, then allergy injections may be a very good option. ...Read more
Upper airway: stuffy nose, itchy nose, sneezing, sniffing, itchy roof of mouth or throat, itchy, watery eyes.
Lungs: coughing, wheezing, chest pain, shortness of breath
skin: itchy rash. (itchy without rash, rash not itchy is not allergy)
gi: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea after eating certain foods. Gi symptoms are not specific to allergy. History is very important. ...Read more
Avoid cats: If that's at all possible, avoidance is the best measure, however if not possible, bathing the cat once every week at least is advisable, owning a less hairy female cat, all this might be helpfull, more of help though is seeing an allergist for examination and testing to decide on whether further cat exposure isn't harmful, and whether u r a candidate for immunotherapy against cat dander. ...Read more
Runny Nose, Made Worse By Exposure To Allergen Or Irritants (Definition)
Runny nose, made worse by exposure to allergen or irritants ...Read more