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Doctor insights on: Whey Protein Allergy Symptoms

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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
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Food Allergy (Definition)

Allergies usually mean there is a response like diarrhea, vomiting, hives, or anaphylaxis when that food is eaten. Other allergies can be more subtle and lead to chronic congestion, headaches, eczema, rashes, constipation, etc. Best answer- if concerned about a particular food eliminate it from your diet and see how you respond. You can ...Read more


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Can you take whey protein if you have oas (oral allergy syndrome)?

Can you take whey protein if you have oas (oral allergy syndrome)?

Maybe: As long as you aren't allergic to whey, you should be able to take whey protein. Mostly oas is believed to be due to fruits or residual tree pollens on the food you eat. ...Read more

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If I do not have a milk allergy, can I drink whey protein powder shakes?

If I do not have a milk allergy, can I drink whey protein powder shakes?

Yes: Whey is a dairy component so you shouldn't have a problem. Be sure to carefully consider what your goals are for the supplement. Some are high in carbs - others more protein. Always drink LOTS of water to keep up good urine flow to avoid kidney irritation if too much protein in your diet. http://www.webmd.com/diet/protein-shakes ...Read more

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Bf 3 mo old with cow milk protein allergy. Dairy free x4 wk, minimal soy intake. symptoms improved but not resolved. Normal weight gain. What do I do next?

Bf 3 mo old with cow milk protein allergy. Dairy free x4 wk, minimal soy intake. symptoms improved but not resolved. Normal weight gain. What do I do next?

Continue avoid milk: It takes time, so a continued milk an dairy elimination diet is in order. It would be important to read labels to make sure there is no "hidden" dairy in other foods. Also, there may be another food allergy besides milk. An allergist can assist in the search for the cause. ...Read more

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One year old with milk protein allergy..! what are we supposed to do?

One year old with milk protein allergy..! what are we supposed to do?

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

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How would I know if my son had a milk protein allergy?

How would I know if my son had a milk protein allergy?

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

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

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


Protein (Definition)

Proteins are large molecules made up of a smaller class of molecules called amino acids. Proteins play an enormous role in the function of our bodies including enzymes, messengers, replicating dna, ...Read more