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Soy Allergy In Adults
I am allergic to soy and its hard to avoid, is there a way I can reverse my allergy so I can eat it with no side affects?
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
Probably not: We generally do not instruct patients with soy allergy to avoid soy lecithin. Processed soybean oil is considered safe in patients with soy allergy. No cure for food allergy is available. Strict avoidance of the food allergen is the only therapeutic option. There are some experimental strategies on the horizon, though, such as oral, sublingual, and subcutaneous immunotherapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: If your soy allergy has been tested and proven by an allergist, you should avoid it in all its forms. ...Read more
What should I feed a toddler with milk allergies that is very picky and just wants his bottle of soy formula?
Finger foods: Offer small servings of finger foods- crackers, pieces of fruit or veggies, pieces of meat, rice/noodles/potatoes- that your child can pick up and feed himself. Stop the bottle- if your child is over 1 year old, it can damage the teeth. Give milk in a cup at meal times and water at other times. Many kids are picky at this age- don't make it a battle- just offer healthy choices. ...Read more
Today I got 3 shots for my allergies is it possible that I can eat anything with soy or peanut or I have to wait? know the name of the injection
No: Your shots are likely for airborne allergens and not for foods. Even then, it will take months to reduce your allergic symptoms. Allergy shots or sublingual drops for food allergens remain experimental at this time and results thus far have been inconsistent. If you are allergic to peanut or soy, don't eat them unless OKd by your allergist. ...Read more
I just cut gluten and soy due to allergy totally from my diet two weeks ago and my skin has never looked better. Is this from the change in diet?
Yes: Yes - many people don't realize that food allergies can be a cause of breakouts and acne. Cleaning up the diet will often clear up your skin as well. For more tips for healthy skin, check this article out. http://doccarnahan.blogspot.com/2012/10/top-10-secrets-to-fabulous-looking-skin.html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does soy have other names if yes I need to know? cuz I got tested with my Dr. for asthma & allergies even I'm allergic to everythin that has soy
Soy allergy: For food labeling lots of products have lecithin -phosphatidyl choline it is a emulsifier used in dressings, chocolate (except enjoy life choc) and unless stated sunflower lecithin it is soy based. Tofu, tempeh , teriyaki sauce, bean paste, endamame ,textured vegetable protein, vegetable oil Propofol the anesthesia is a soy product. f/u w/allergist /nutritionist ...Read more
Soy Not Good Either: Food protein-induced proctitis caused by proteins from cow's milk, which are ingested through breast milk or standard cow's milk based formulas. Soy milk can cause similar symptoms. Treatment consists of complete elimination of cow's milk and soy from the diet. Breastfeeding is always best. Strict avoidance is key. Good news is that sensitivity resolves by one year of age in almost all infants. ...Read more
Yes and it might not: Be related to the soy .My ? Would be: how old is the baby? Are you using soy because you suspect allergy? Or just out of choice? How long has coughing been going on? Just @ night? Daytime too? Awakens the baby?..Try to think about all of these things then speak to your pediatrician or a board certified allergist. Also, how soon before the baby goes to bed are you giving bottle? Try it earlier. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer