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What makes a milk allergy different from intolerance?

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Dr. Joel Selter
Pediatrics - Allergy & Asthma
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In brief: Lactose intolerance

True milk allergy is ige mediated and involves - hives, wheezing, skin rashes, anaphylaxis.
Milk intolerance - most notably - lactose intolerance, is associated with loose bowel movements, abdominal cramps and gas, is due to a deficiency of the enzyme lactase.

In brief: Lactose intolerance

True milk allergy is ige mediated and involves - hives, wheezing, skin rashes, anaphylaxis.
Milk intolerance - most notably - lactose intolerance, is associated with loose bowel movements, abdominal cramps and gas, is due to a deficiency of the enzyme lactase.
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