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How will I know if my child has a milk sensitivity?

How will I know if my child has a milk sensitivity?

Several clues:: Diarrhea (especially bloody), constipation, pain/crying, rash, vomiting, and failure to gain weight are all possible clues to a milk sensitivity. The best test is to stop all dairy and soy (up to 50% cross-reactivity) products; if this takes care of the problem, you have your answer. ...Read more

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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


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How can I tell if I have a milk sensitivity?

How can I tell if I have a milk sensitivity?

History + testing: The history is often enough to suggest a diagnosis. However, i would recommend seeing an allergist to confirm the diagnosis with proper testing. ...Read more

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Why can advair cause milk sensitivity? I love milk.

Why can advair cause milk sensitivity?  I love milk.

Lactose in Advair: If you already enjoy milk, Advair is unlikely to cause any milk sensitivity but could be a problem if you already have severe milk allergy. Advair Diskus (salmeterol and fluticasone) contains lactose, which is the sugar in milk, to keep the medication particles from sticking. There is a potential for trace amounts of milk protein in the product, hence the caution. It is an excellent medication for asthma maintenance. ...Read more

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Microscopic colitis and link to gluten sensitivity and milk sensitivity but not celiac disease?

Microscopic colitis and link to gluten sensitivity and milk sensitivity  but not celiac disease?

Unclear question: I do not understand your question. But microscopic colitis is a specific condition that is most commonly related to medications, though some conditions predispose you to developing it (Celiac may be one). Milk sensitivity? - if you mean lactose intolerance then this is common and separate from Celiac. Everyone that drinks enough milk will have symptoms. ...Read more

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My 9 week old was just diagnosed with a milk sensitivity and was switched to nutramigen. She seems to spit up a lot of clear fluid. Is this normal? I

My 9 week old was just diagnosed with a milk sensitivity and was switched to nutramigen. She seems to spit up a lot of clear fluid. Is this normal? I

Not uncommon: What you are giving her now is a protein hydrolysate formula. You will see how he/she is growing. As long as her weight is increasing along the standard growth curves I would not worry much. If she starts falling off the growth curves there are other good substitutes such as goats milk. ...Read more

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What is the best thing decrease mucus & milk sensitivity , I can't give up dairy products but my nose allergy depressed me?

What is the best thing decrease mucus & milk sensitivity , I can't give up dairy products but my nose allergy depressed me?

? two conditions : That you suffer from, ? lactose intolerance not true milk allergy, and Rhinitis which might be due to environmental allergens, or due to drugs that you are on, if you are in Cairo, Egypt, check vezeeta.com or doctoruna.com for an American Board Certified Allergist in your area, take care ...Read more

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What does I need to tell my child when older about having had milk intolerance?

What does I need to tell my child when older about having had milk intolerance?

Nothing: You do not have to worry about this being a long lasting issue. If she is able to be transitioned to whole cows milk when she is 1 then there is no longer a problem. She should be aware of it but does not indicate that she will have a residual lactose intolerance. ...Read more

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What's a milk intolerance like?

All non allergic sym: The most common milk intolerance is due to a problem digesting milk or a component of milk. Lactose intolerance is the most common. It may cause bloating, gas, cramping ANS even diarrhea. Milk protein intolerance is common in infants. This causes bloody diarrhea and nasal congestion with drainage. Most kids "out grow" this but i'm convinced that other milder symptoms persist, especially the nasal. ...Read more

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Is it possible to devellop a milk intolerance later in life?

Milk intolerance : Milk intolerance can develop at any age, and is most often due to a deficiency of lactase, the enzyme the body uses to digest milk sugar, or lactose. Babies make the enzyme well, but in many parts of the world, adults don't. Without the enzyme, the sugar remains inside the gut and can't be absorbed, and causes fluid to remain there too, leading to diarrhea. ...Read more

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Could my milk intolerance possibly becoming worse?

If you drink more...: ...Milk, the symptoms will get worse. True lactose intolerance cannot get worse because the enzyme lactase cannot get any more absent. ...Read more