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Goat Milk Soap Eczema
2 yr old is intolerant of milk, gets stomach pain, eczema. can we safely use goats milk soap to bathe him, though?
The term eczema is broadly applied to a range of persistent skin conditions prominent symptoms include dryness and recurring skin rashes that are characterized by one or more of these symptoms: redness, skin edema (swelling), itching, crusting, flaking, blistering, cracking, or bleeding. The cause of eczema is unknown but is presumed to be a combination of ...Read more
I have an acne for years and now I am 18 years old.Would you tell me what will be good for my face? I use soap with goat milk but its not enough....
Acne: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day ; use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more
Better than cow but:: In general I agree with the many experts who say that milk is designed by nature as a food for babies and most adults are better off avoiding milk. See http://saveourbones.com/osteoporosis-milk-myth/ But if you really want milk for some reason, goat milk is a healthier choice than cow's milk. See http://www.globalhealingcenter.com/natural-health/goat-milk-benefits/ for more information. ...Read more
Not a good idea: Gaots milk is designed for goats.It is not balanced nutrition for a human infant and is specifically deficient in folate.Formulas are balanced and several are available to meat the specific needs of any kid.I encourage people to wait until after age 1 yr to offer goats milk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cow vs goat milk : The two types of milk are different allergenically. Only about a quarter of people who are allergic to cow's milk are also allergic to goat or sheep milk, according to a spanish research group who studied 58 children with severe milk allergies and found 15 had some cross-reactivity. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22432882. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rare: Most of the time people with cow's milk allergy cross react to goat and sheep milk. The casein proteins share 87-98% of the same Amino Acids across all 3 species. Therefore it is possible to only be allergic to goat or sheep, but not very likely. Goat and sheep milk are not safe substitutes for people with anaphylactic reactions to cow's milk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Great for goats: Just like cow milk is designed for cows, human milk for humans, goats milk is for goats. It's only value in public exchange is for those whose culture prefers it to cow milk when the kid is old enough to be off breast milk or formula.It is deficient in various nutrients required for proper human growth and development and can lead to a predictable form of megaloblastic anemia. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Goat vs cows milk: There is very high degree (92%) of similarity between cows milk and goats milk. So the short story is no. If one wanted to try an alternative type of milk, then mare's milk is much less cross reactive. ...Read more
Of course not: Please forgive my frankness. Somebody made this up as a cruel prank. If your acne hasn't responded to topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated after two weeks, get with your personal physician who can add something that will clear you. I'm really sorry that you had to ask -- acne is a grave personal and professional liability that you need to manage until it remits on your own. ...Read more
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