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Milk and egg allergy! what foods can I eat that won't have them!?

Milk and egg allergy! what foods can I eat that won't have them!?

Read lables: Food allergies vary from mild to life threatening. Most fall into the mild category with many vague effects on digestion or health. Specific food intolerance are best managed by educating yourself on what foods you should avoid.Processed foods may contain items you want to avoid, but the labels will list the contents. Various websites have lists you can download. ...Read more

Dr. Bhavin Patel
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Lactose Intolerance (Definition)

Lactose is a type of sugar found in milk and other dairy products. Lactose intolerance develops when the small intestine does not make enough of an enzyme called lactase. The body needs this enzyme to digest lactose. This is not a milk allergy, but instead an intolerance with gastrointestinal symptoms of crampy abdominal pain, gassiness and diarrhea worse with increasing ...Read more


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What to feed a child with milk and egg allergy?

What to feed a child with milk and egg allergy?

Many options: Fruits, veggies and grains of course. Protein foods- he/she may eat meats. Their is no reason to not eat meats with egg/milk allergy. Can also try soy products such as soy milk and tofu. Also almonds and almond milk. Walnuts and beans are good protein sources. How was the egg/milk allergy diagnosis made? How severe is the allergy? Did u c an allergist? If so ask them about eating peanuts. ...Read more

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Is milk intolerance a food allergy or what?

Is milk intolerance a food allergy or what?

Not allergy: Milk intolerance most commonly refers to a condition characterized by bloating, cramps and diarrhea caused by lactase deficiency without allergy/immune mechanisms involved. In allergy to cow's milk the immune system is reacting against cow's milk proteins causing symptoms such as hives. In infants, may cause blood in stools and constipation. The terms intolerance and allergy are often misused. ...Read more

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Over the past 5 yrs, developed new allergies (asthma and milk intolerance) (29 y/o, F). I was wondering why its coming up in adulthood & prevalence?

Over the past 5 yrs, developed new allergies (asthma and milk intolerance) (29 y/o, F). I was wondering why its coming up in adulthood & prevalence?

Food Allergies: Many theories. Good question. May be in preparation and manufactuing techniques. For ex, dry roasting instead of boiling or frying peanuts increases their allergenicity. There is also cross-contamination of allergens during manufacturing. May be how and when food is introduced. Studies are underway. This is similar to the question of why autism is increasing. 4% of adults have food allergy. ...Read more

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How does milk allergy differ from milk intolerance?

How does milk allergy differ from milk intolerance?

Immune mechanism: Reactions to foods can be from immune reactions, or from other mechanisms. Allergy is an immune reaction against the food. An intolerance might happen when you lack an enzyme to digest the food, such as with lactose (milk) intolerance. Generally speaking, intolerances are milder, not life-threatening, and cannot be diagnosed by typical allergy scratch or prick tests. ...Read more

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Do you recommend getting a allergy blood test for 6 months old baby? He currently has cow milk intolerance (he spits up a lot when he drinks non diges

Do you recommend getting a allergy blood test for 6 months old baby? He currently has cow milk intolerance (he spits up a lot when he drinks non diges

Unlikely to help you: Infants may have allergies to food items they were exposed to in the womb: cow milk & soy are two top offenders. Kids may also be intolerant to a formula that contains either.The allergy blood test can be falsely positive or negative, as can the skin test some allergists use. Lactose intolerance effects 1/4 kids & it is the sugar in cow milk & most likely issue for your kid. ...Read more

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What does an egg and / or milk intolerance feel like?

What does an egg and / or milk intolerance feel like?

GI symptoms: Most food intolerance symptoms are gastrointestinal - upset stomach, bloating, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea. Symptoms may begin almost immediately after eating or be delayed for several hours in onset. They persist for minutes to up to a day or two. ...Read more

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What does an egg and milk intolerance feel like? Gassy?

What does an egg and milk intolerance feel like? Gassy?

Milk and egg allergi: Milk allergy and egg allergy can affect the GI tract and make you gassy, stomach cramps, diarrheal or the skin so you can have rashes or hives. Sometimes it can activate asthma. ...Read more

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What symptoms manifest with an egg allergy?

What symptoms manifest with an egg allergy?

Depends: Symptoms of food allergy (egg included) may include hives, cough, shortness of breath, eczema, wheezing, vomiting or diarrhea. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

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


Dr. Bhavin Patel
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Milk Intolerance (Definition)

Milk intolerance (lactose intolerance), is a condition where a person's body does not produce enough of the enzyme lactase, which works to digest the milk sugars. Without this enzyme, the milk sugar goes undigested, which can cause ...Read more