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How to know if my son is allergic to dairy?

How to know if my son is allergic to dairy?

Symptoms: Dairy allergy can have subtle symptoms such as an aggravating rash or more profound symptoms like vomiting, diarrhea, eczema, nausea, gas, abdominal pain and or blood in the stools. There are allergy test that a primary care physician can do or an allergist can do a skin or blood tests. Usually it is the protein in milk that people are allergy to. Others are simply intolerant, lacking lactase. ...Read more

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How can I know if my baby is allergic to formula?

How can I know if my baby is allergic to formula?

Suggestive symptoms: An allergy to formula (usually the milk or soy component) presents with characteristic symptoms. Usually these include rash/hives or worsening eczema, swelling of lips/tongue/eyelid/face, cough/wheezing, vomiting/diarrhea. Not all patients experience all of these symptoms. Fussiness or colic is usually not secondary to a formula allergy. Skin or blood allergy tests can help diagnose an allergy. ...Read more

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How to tell if a baby/infant is allergic to something?

How to tell if a baby/infant is allergic to something?

Allergy symptoms: There are several depending on which types of allergies your child develops. Environmental allergy presents with runny nose, congestion, itchy eyes, sneezing, difficulty breathing if it becomes allergic asthma. It can lead to recurrent sinus infection. Food allergy causes hives, belly pain, throat closing after eating the food. It can manifest as uncontrolled eczema. Those are the most common sx. ...Read more

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How to tell if baby's allergic to amoxicillin?

How to tell if baby's allergic to amoxicillin?

Amoxicillin reaction: The usual findings of an antibiotic allergy including Amoxicillin are typically rash such as hives or swelling. More severe symptoms can include vomiting/diarrhea, wheezing or anaphylaxis. The symptoms can start at the end of the first course within hours or a couple of days after having tolerated Amoxicillin in the past or even several days after the course of antibiotics has ended. ...Read more

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How would I know if my toddler is allergic to milk?

How would I know if my toddler is allergic to milk?

Milk allergy: If milk or milk products are consumed and stomach cramps or diarrhea occur, this in usually a sign of lactose intolerance and not allergy. If lactose-free products are consumed and the observed reaction persists, then this would be more suspicious for milk allergy. Milk allergy can cause hives, itchy rashes (eczema) severe allergic reactions (anaphylaxis or asthma) and even nasal congestion. ...Read more

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How can you tell if your baby is allergic to rice or oatmeal cereal?

How can you tell if your baby is allergic to rice or oatmeal cereal?

Food allergy: Allergy to these two foods is rare in my experience; they are well tolerated as first foods by the vast majority of infants older than 6 months. Symptoms of allergy could include vomiting, crampy diarrhea and occasionally a flare -up of pre-existing eczema. Anemia and failure to gain weight/height could indicate coeliac syndrome. ...Read more

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How can you tell if an infant is allergic to something?

How can you tell if an infant is allergic to something?

Reproducible...: ...Symptoms with repeated exposures: rash that gets worse with a particular food, sneezing that gets worse when the cat comes by, etc. ...Read more

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How can you tell if a child is allergic to antibiotics?

How can you tell if a child is allergic to antibiotics?

Several ways: There are several pathways that cause drug allergy. The classic one is immediate, ige mediated and usually occurs within 1 hour of exposure. There are other pathways which can be delayed from a day to several weeks. You will usually see a type of rash as one of the first symptoms in mos cases but that does not necessarily rule out a hypersensitivity reaction. Monitor all symptoms carefully. ...Read more

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What can a child drink if he is allergic to milk?

What can a child drink if he is allergic to milk?

Water: The only drink for which the human body was designed is pure water. Milk is for cows to give to their calves until they can eat grass. It is not a health drink for humans. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to know if my baby is ready for solids?

Can you tell me how to know if my baby is ready for solids?

Depends: in a baby who is meeting developmental milestones and has no underlying medical conditions that would prohibit introduction of solid foods, the earliest they should be introduced is between age 4-6 months. Breastmilk or formula should still be the main source of calories at this age. Make an appointment with your pediatrician to talk about how to introduce solids and to see if your baby is ready. ...Read more

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How can I tell if my son is allergic to milk products?

How can I tell if my son is allergic to milk products?

This is the Way: Either skin test or blood tests are available to prove allergiesalso an elimination of all dairy products for 5-7 days to see if whatever the symptoms are , go away might help. ...Read more

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How can I tell if my baby is allergic to cats?

How can I tell if my baby is allergic to cats?

Symptoms: Look for symptoms when your baby is in close proximity to your cat. This would include nasal symptoms, rash or itchy skin and possibly coughing or difficulty breathing. ...Read more

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How to test if my daughter is allergic to eggs?

How to test if my daughter is allergic to eggs?

Immunocap/allergist: There is a blood test called immunocap that can test or you can see an allergist and be tested for egg allergy specifically. ...Read more

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How would I know if my new baby is allergic to cats?

How would I know if my new baby is allergic to cats?

CAT ALLERGY: Your baby when exposed to the cat will start having runny nose, sneezing , red and itchy eyes and sometimes swelling. Baby might even start coughting or become restless. Symptoms will go away after the exposure. ...Read more

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If my son is allergic to cashew nuts, how will he know what candy to eat?

If my son is allergic to cashew nuts, how will he know what candy to eat?

Education: You will learn to read all labels and ingredients and look for tree nuts or cashews as ingredients or the disclaimer that says product was produced in a place that uses nuts, wheat, soy, etc. You will learn to ask a lot of questions! ...Read more

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How to know it is food allergy?

How to know it is food allergy?

Symptoms with eating: Food allergy symptoms occur within minutes to a few hours after ingesting or contact with food leading to hives, itching, swelling, nausea, vomiting, abdominal or less likely anaphylaxis. Avoiding the food resolves it. An allergist can review your symptoms and diet and assess for a food allergy vs. Intolerance. Both allergy blood and skin tests are not perfect, but can help guide the allergist. ...Read more

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Baby wants to suck on it so need to know what a pacifier can do to the teeth if anything?

Baby wants to suck on it so need to know what a pacifier can do to the teeth if anything?

Altered growth: Its best to try to discontinue the pacifier once the teeth begin to erupt into the mouth. Once the permanant front teeth begin to come in at about age 5-7, it will alter their growth. ...Read more

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How to tell if my eczema is due to a food allergy?

How to tell if my eczema is due to a food allergy?

Testing: The two best ways are either to see an allergist for testing or to completely remove that food from your diet, treat the eczema and if it doesn't return that food could be the culprit. ...Read more