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Medicine For Plasma Protein Fraction Allergy
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Acetaminophen is 20-50% plasma protein bound & the absorption process occurs by passive transport. What does that mean to the average A. frequent user?
Nothing: It means you need to comply with the limits that the manufacturer recommends. How it gets into you and how it rides around inside of you has nothing to do with how it can ruin your liver overnight if you swallow a fistful. 3000 mg/day is safe; obviously you're going to take it in divided doses. ...Read more
If someone is on Coumadin (warfarin) for a blood clot in the leg, which type of plasma protein is low?
Not necessarily: A clot can be caused by prolonged sitting, or an injury to the leg with totally normal clotting factors and plasma proteins. Certain clotting disorders may predispose to clotting or bleeding. ...Read more
Yes: Babies may outgrow their milk allergy at 12-15m old. Some go on to have lactose intolerance at age 2 yo. ...Read more
Read the label: Be careful. Read the ingredients. Most likely, there will be a bolded section as the end of the ingredients list saying whether or not the product contains peanut or soy or if it was processed in a plant that uses peanuts or soy in other products. ...Read more
Talk with provider.: The baby can drink nutramagin, alimentum, or neocate. ...Read more
Yes most of the time: Usually protein in the food causes the food allergies. Protein, meaning the specific part of a food that triggers your immune system. Example:milk allergy may be caused by casein protein in the milk. Allergies to carbohydrate unit of red meats is rare and presents differently. Best be evaluated by an allergist to help you clarify your allergy. ...Read more
My daughter has had an allergy to milk proteins since she was born. She is now 3. Will she outgrow it soon?
Confirm/ read labels: This does occur but should be confirmed with specific testing. If confirmed, you learn to read labels and set up a plan with your allergist/pcp on what to do in case of an accidental exposure. There are many useful sites on line that include support communities and information on living a milk free life. Many sensitive to cow milk protein can switch to almond milk or other substitutes. ...Read more
I've missed out on lots of protein in my life because of my allergy. What is a good, healthy egg substitute?
No exact data: But if you have symptoms, I recommend seeing an allergist and getting evaluated. ...Read more
My baby has cows milk protein allergy and a soya allergy causing reflux will he grow out of this?
My 6 mo old breastfed son has an allergy to cow's milk protein, controlled by my diet. When can/should I reintroduce dairy?
Milk protein allergy:
Babies with above said allergy- tend to tolerate soy better than regular dairy. However, aap guidelines suggest trial if regular milk at one year of age. If not tolerated, try soy milk and products.
Re- try regular milk at 18 months and then at two yrs. ...Read more
If my baby is allergic to corn, rice, & has milk/soy protein allergy what are odds of other allergies? Any food I should avoid as he starts babyfood?
Baby: Since he has so many just starting out I would get the advice of a pediatric allergist. ...Read more
No: Milk allergy means one is allergic to milk protein. Whey contains milk protein. Also, casein is milk protein, so people with milk-allergy cannot eat casein either. Lactose is milk sugar, and many people have trouble drinking milk because they don't digest lactose well (that is called lactose-intolerance, and is by itself not an allergy). ...Read more
More info: I would have to know what exact allergy you are concerned about to give you specific options. There are lots of foods that are high in protein including Greek yogurt, eggs, cottage cheese, chicken, turkey, meat, seafood, lentils, beans, peanut butter/nuts, and tofu. Depending on your allergy I'm sure you could find a food on this list that you can tolerate. ...Read more
Milk protein allergy: Simple way to test and that is having your doc check the stool for microscopic blood with a guaic test. Your son might be colicky, have loose and/or mucous stool or might even have visible blood in the stool. ...Read more
Yes: It usually is a protein in the food that causes the food allergies. Protein, meaning the specific part of a food that triggers your immune system. For example: milk allergy may be because of the casein protein in the milk. There also may be allergies to the carbohydrate unit of the meats but that is rare and presents differently. Best be evaluated by an allergist to help you clarify your allergy. ...Read more
Hello, and tks in advance, is there any progress for the new lead for cat allergy (TRL 4 Toll-like receptor) (protein fel d1)i m suffering each day. ..
I wish: I don't have a cat allergy, but I have two cats and it is frustrating when some of my friends can't come over to my house due to an allergy to cats. There are some immunological tests going on for this intolerance, but unfortunately a lot of people won't do the therapy other than staying away. ...Read more
Animal protein gives me rhinitis and weaker bladder. How is this possible? . Skin allergy tests don't show any allergies.
Skin tests,: While great for diagnosing inhalants (pollen, dander, dust mite), aren't great at evaluating food hypersensitivity. Sometime blood tests can help figure it out, but they are also not that reliable. If you know what causes the rhinitis (and weaker bladder from blowing your nose?), then you need to avoid it. The good news is that people who eat lots of whole fruits and vegetable live healthier lives. ...Read more
Do eating foods you are allergic to keep your body from absorbing dietary protein? I am allergic to beans and soy, but am trying to be a vegetarian. If I eat foods I am allergic to, do I get protein from them, or does my allergy prevent absorption?
Beans: Get tested by an allergist to determine what you are allergic to, you really do not want to test yourself with foods you are truly allergic to, as you may risk your life. ...Read more
Depends on variables: If a milk protein allergy results in feeding difficulty & growth failure there can be transient or long term effect on developmental progress. The degree of impairment is proportional to the duration of poor nutrition. If recognized & nutritional balance is restored, catch up growth and progress is expected. ...Read more