Doctor insights on:
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lactose is a type of sugar found in milk and other dairy products. Lactose intolerance develops when the small intestine does not make enough of an enzyme called lactase. The body needs this enzyme to digest lactose. This is not a milk allergy, but instead an intolerance with gastrointestinal symptoms of crampy abdominal pain, gassiness and diarrhea worse with increasing ...Read more
As a child i was allergic to milk, can I redevelop this allergy or is it lactose intolerance in adulthood?
Do you recommend getting a allergy blood test for 6 months old baby? He currently has cow milk intolerance (he spits up a lot when he drinks non diges
Unlikely to help you: Infants may have allergies to food items they were exposed to in the womb: cow milk & soy are two top offenders. Kids may also be intolerant to a formula that contains either.The allergy blood test can be falsely positive or negative, as can the skin test some allergists use. Lactose intolerance effects 1/4 kids & it is the sugar in cow milk & most likely issue for your kid. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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
Milk: Sometimes. If both bother you you have a cows milk or dairy intolerance. Sometimes one can eat exotic cheeses without problems with this disorder since the preperation of the cheese may change or denature the part of the milk you are allergic to thus rendering the product safe. Sometimes boiling milk will do the same. There are many proteins and components to milk that you could be allergic to so. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- What does i need to tell my child when older about having had myelopathy?
- What do i need to tell my fiance about my future health i have lung cancer?
- I have vaginal burning when its close to time for my period what does that mean
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- What does it mean when i have pain in the lower part of my pubic area?
- What does it mean when i have a heart beat in my stomach?
- What does it mean when i have a headache on the left side of my head?
- What does it mean when i have sharp pains in my temple?
- Talk to a pediatrician online