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Goats Milk Eczema
2 yr old is intolerant of milk, gets stomach pain, eczema. Can we safely use goats milk soap to bathe him, though?
A range of persistent skin conditions that 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
My baby weights 7, 8kg & his 9months old. Uses infacare formula milk. Which formula is best for him to gain weight? He also has eczema
Found some medications to control the dryness of my eczema but I see that they have "inactive ingredients lactose" milk makes me flare up, will this?
Not on your skin: I'm going to assume that "milk makes me flare up" means that milk gives you diarrhea and you've been told you are lactose intolerant. This won't affect your skin. Good luck with you new Rx. ...Read more
Milk, maybe: To check for reflux and eczema from the milk, I suggest avoiding milk for 3 days; on the 4th day give the baby milk and see if the reflux or eczema worsens. If it does repeat the avoidance and challenge to confirm. If either condition worsens, I suggest avoiding for a month and rechecking. Most such issues resolve with a little time and patience. ...Read more
My one year old has eczema have found out that he allergy to cows milk he is on gosts can he be allergic to tat too?
Yes, but unlikely: He can be allergic to any food, and that includes goat's milk. However, goats milk is one of the least allergenic foods that there is, so it is generally a good alternative if someone has a serious cow's milk allergy. Your child can be tested to see if he is allergic t the new milk, with either skin testing, clinical trial of the new milk, or blood testing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My toddler 19 month got eczema. I'm thinking may be its cow formula. So thinking to change her formula. Which formula is better soy or goat formula?
1. Eczema is rarely caused by a food allergy. Nothing wrong with trying, but it probably won't help.
2. Children over 1 year old do not need "formula". You can buy regular goat milk, almond milk, soy milk, etc.
3. Any of these are fine nutritionally as long as they are only a minor part of the diet (less that 16 ounces a day). He/she should be getting mostly regular table food. ...Read more
Dry Skin Care:
1. Shower no more than once a day.
2. Never shower with hot water.
3. Use a mild soap like dove or olay bar. Ivory is very drying and should be avoided.
4. Pat dry after showering, do not rub.
5. If one takes a bath, never sit in dirty soapy water. Use soap immediately before exiting the tub.
6. Apply moisturizer immediately after drying off. Ointments or oils are more moisturizing than creams. ...Read more
I'm interested to know if there is really a correlation between eczema and milk allergy in infants whether it can develop at 5 months old.
My DD had rash right after turned 1, she got her shots and switched formula for whole milk rash showed. Switched to almond milk and still. Eczema?
Needs to be seen: Rashes are very difficult to diagnosis without seeing the rash. Take the child to her regular physician or another healthcare provider to have the rash evaluated. If there is milk allergy and/or eczema in her family that would tend to make one or other more likely. Milk allergy seems unlikely if changing to almond milk did not make a difference. Picture is eczema. ...Read more
Dr I hope u have read my medicine names can u tell why they were not effective? And is De-mal milk moisturizer a good moisturizer for eczema patients?
Probably not: Did not see list of meds. Milk and other food allergies can be imp cause for eczema. I will not use. Meds like topical steroids only cover up symptoms. You need to treat the cause. Please visit us at www. Ehacstl. Com to learn how we propose treat the cause. Since you are in Pakistan consult dr shahid Abbas in Islamabad an allergy specialist ...Read more
I have borderline milk and maize allergy results, yet why are my reactions so extreme if b'line? Awful daily urticaria, facial angiodema, eczema.
History is more imp: Believe you are referring to rast testing, and you are describing urticaria/angioedema, which might be due to food allergy, symptom scores, if directly related to ingestion of milk/maize, are more reliable in establishing a diagnosis despite border line rast, however most of the time no specific cause could be found, at any rate you need to be evaluated by an allergist/immunologist, good luck. ...Read more
Baby had milk allergy she's 6, thought she was over it 2 years ago-reflux, eczema were gone. Now had hives 2x/week after having icecream. Is it back?
Food allergies: The thing about food allergies is that our "allergy profile" changes with age. Also ice cream has eggs in it too. Could it be, that she has developed new allergy- ie. Egg allergy? Consult an allergy specialist. ...Read more
Eczema on face caused dark circles around my eyes. Will it naturally go? Will applying milk around eyes make the dark circles lighter?
See allergist: Dark circles around eyes are known as allergic shiners. The combination of eczema and allergic shiners may indicate that you need to see an allergist. ...Read more
I have rash on my arms, chest, waist, groin & underarms. Doc says its eczema. Allergy report says I am NOT lactose intolerant. Can milk trigger eczema?
Eczema: Can be allergic or non-allergic, yes milk can trigger eczema in susceptible individuals, usually infants and children, and the allergy is to the milk protein rather, not to the milk sugar (the lactose). You need to be re-evaluated by the doctor who saw you, or have a second opinion, it's your right, see a dermatologist, goodluck ...Read more
Question confusing: You talk about a 12 year old & then? About baby food. The ingredients of commercial food products will be listed on the label. Anyone concerned about food allergies should develop the habit of inspecting the printed labels prior to purchase. Many of the national brands will also post ingredients on their website information page. Generally, stage 1 foods are the least likely to contain any fillers. ...Read more
If my 11 month old had a reaction to whole milk -runny stool and more excezma than usual can I introduce lactose free homo milk? Is it safe?
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 (folic acid).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
Depends: On what too much means to you. Humans are the only mammals that continue to consume milk after early childhood, and all milk has lots of fat and cholesterol. While goat's milk produces less allergic and GI symptoms in many people than cows milk, it is not necessarily healthier. A diet heavy on plant-based food and light on animal-based food, including milk, is healthiest. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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