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8 wk old milk/soy protein allergy -on neocate, &allergic to rice. Showed similar reaction to nutra that contained rice/corn starch-allergic to starch?
Milk Allergy: Allergies are due to a reaction to protein. Corn is a starch or carbohydrate. If you infant reacted to nutra, it would not be from reacting to the starch. I assume the reaction was either eczema or bloody stools, not gas or a change in stools. If the reaction was not eczema or bloody stools, your baby may be intolerant and not allergic. ...Read more
No: Eating protein does not cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). If one is getting what he thinks are hypoglycemia symptoms, a primary care doctor can check it out to see if there is actual low blood sugar, or just symptoms similar to that of low blood sugar. On the other hand, what is being mixed with the whey protein? A smoothie with a lot of sugar may lead to hypoglycemia symptoms some time later. ...Read more
Is milk protein allergy and milk protein intolerance the same thing? (Not talking about lactose intolerance).
No: you can have an intolerance with out having an allergy. An allergy can be occur when your body makes antibodies to the milk protein- and an intolerance doesnt necessarily have to be related to antibodies. The most common allergy is IgE mediated, with rash, swelling, hives. An intolerance may not cause those symptoms- they may cause diarrhea ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies: Allergic reactions varies with individuals.Some can consume cashews, while to others they are toxic.Reactions can be mild or severe. Mild reactions include nausea , vomiting, diarrhea. Skin rash and itching on the skin.The eyes , roof of mouth and throat may itch.Severe reactions include difficulty breathing, swelling to face and throat.The most dangerous is anaphylaxis.This can be fatal ...Read more
Wife suffering frm severe food allergic reactions (hives).Done food allergen tests.Avoided all of them, but stll allergy reappeared.Reasons&suggestions?
Which people r allergic to whey protein r they also allergic with milk n cheese plz tell why they r allergic towards whey protein ?
Whey: is one of the 2 major milk proteins, the other is casein, the more abundant, many people become allergic to whey early in their lives but overcome this sensitivity later, whey is still present in dairy products, despite extensive processing, including heating, of cheese some people are still sensitive to the dairy products if originally sensitive to milk, better to avoid the dairy & c an allergist ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should not: Kidney is designed to hold on to protein and not let it into the urine. +1 protein in urine, would check again in a week to a month. If + again, needs to be worked up. If negative, recheck one more time in a month. If neg, recheck again in about 6 mo. If neg again, then not to worry. If +, needs work up. Hope this helps. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more
Best taken separate: Amino acids compete for absorption with one another. Thus, if you take them at the same time as whey protein they will be somewhat less well-absorbed than if taken separately. I would advise taking them at least one hour apart from each other, but it probably doesn't matter which you take first. I advise whey from grass-fed cows processed at low temperature for maximum benefit. ...Read more