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Is there a way to check if we are allergic to milk?

Is there a way to check if we are allergic to milk?

Allergist: To definitively know about an allergy, an allergist will need to perform tests. Prior reactions are a good indicator, but the tests can give a definite answer. ...Read more

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Is my baby allergic to milk?

Is my baby allergic to milk?

Yes: ...They probably do if they have some of these symptoms consistently every time they drink milk or ingest dairy: rash, eczema, swelling of the lips, tongue, or face, cough or wheezing, vomiting or diarrhea. Allergy skin tests can help clarify whether they have milk allergy. If they sometimes tolerate milk or dairy without symptoms, then allergy is unlikely. ...Read more

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What symptoms would I have if im allergic to milk?

What symptoms would I have if im allergic to milk?

Variety: Milk allergy can involve the GI tract with nausea and diarrhea. You may also have skin manifestations such as eczema and/ or hives. Some patients may have nasal or chest symptoms. You may want to see an allergist to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Should i be taking concerta 18mg if I am allergic to milk?

Should i be taking concerta 18mg if I am allergic to milk?

Huh?: I don't know if i understand the question. If you're asking if Concerta will help your milk allergy, the answer is no. If you're asking if you will be harmed by Concerta because you're allergic to milk, my answer is "i don't see the connection". I want to make sure you understand that Concerta is a prescription medication for adhd, and as far as i know, it has nothing to do with milk or allergy. ...Read more

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Hi, i had 2 m/c. my boob was milking, i checked, and my prolactin level is high.

Hi, i had 2 m/c. my boob was milking, i checked, and my prolactin level is high.

Prolactin: I assume your doctor reported that your prolactin level is high. What I don't understand is why the doctor did not discuss lowering your prolactin level. Please keep me informed. ...Read more

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What happens if I'm allergic to milk, or have spaghetti if I'm allergic to tomatoes?

What happens if I'm allergic to milk, or have spaghetti if I'm allergic to tomatoes?

Potentially Death: If you are allergic to milk or tomatoes you could have any number of symptoms ranging from itchy mouth, to hives, to swelling, to diarrhea or vomiting, to difficulty breathing, or collapse of your cardiovascular system resulting in death. You should not eat a food you are allergic to. ...Read more

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Can be son be allergic to milk?

Can be son be allergic to milk?

It happens: The bovine protein can cause allergies in kids and adults.Less than 1% of kids truly allergic in early childhood. These have significant symptoms like hives, pinkish bloody stools, or swelling of the lips.Some have only minor symptoms. Many other kids have or develop intolerance to the main sugar in milk, leading to gas, cramps, loose stools. Blood tests can determine if this is present. ...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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I can make milk but i'm also allergic to it as well. Is this abnormal?

I can make milk but i'm also allergic to it as well. Is this abnormal?

Milk: Your question is unclear. If you are allergic to milk, it is probably to cow's milk, the proteins in it are different from human milk. ...Read more

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My kid is alergic to milk and dust what can I do to minimize his alergys?

My kid is alergic to milk and dust what can I do to minimize his alergys?

Milk allergy: You probably already know to withhold cow's milk and dairy. Be meticulous about reading ingredients because a lot of prepared foods contain milk products in the form of whey. Environmental changes definitely helps reduce dust allergy symptoms - mattress and pillow encasings, air purifier with a hepa-filter, no rugs on the floor, no fabric curtains, no stuffed toys and books, frequent vacuuming etc. ...Read more

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What are some good alternatives to milk for a year old that is apparently allergic to milk?

What are some good alternatives to milk for a year old that is apparently allergic to milk?

Tums/Calcium tablets: For kids with milk intolerance or allergy its important that they have a source of calcium to build strong bones. The fat/protein/sugar & fluid they can get in lots of places. I've found that most simple calcium containing antacids like Tums (calcium carbonate) willprovide a simple solution, 1-3/d depending on age. The fruit flavored wafers are a favorate. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a friend who is allergic to milk nd milk products. consequently he is very thin. hw can he gain weight?

What to do if I have a friend who is allergic to milk nd milk products. consequently he is very thin. hw can he gain weight?

Team approach: When food allergies are severe, frequently it takes a team approach to diagnosis and treat the problem. This would include a board certified allergist, gastroenterologist and nutritionist (dietician). There are now many alternatives to cow's milk. ...Read more

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Male going on Atkins allergic to milk products?

Male going on Atkins allergic to milk products?

Substitute?: You can probably use almond or soy milk although they are not exactly the same as milk. ...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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Supposing that my son is "allergic" to cows milk, would he also be allergic to goats milk?

Supposing that my son is "allergic" to cows milk, would he also be allergic to goats milk?

Coincidental: It's possible. Ask your pediatrician or a pediatric allergist to evaluate your child for lactose allergy or intolerance, as well as specific kinds of milk. Don't do this trial-and-error, ask for help from a professional. ...Read more