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Is rice milk soy formula or soy milk better for a toddler with milk intolerance?

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Dr. Bhavin Patel
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: More palateable

Either formula will work, however, there is an issue with palatability of the infant to tolerate the formula.
Thus, its a matter of trying out the formula. Historically the soy based formula is more popular and also less expensive and readily available. Rice formula tends to be sold in certains stores.

In brief: More palateable

Either formula will work, however, there is an issue with palatability of the infant to tolerate the formula.
Thus, its a matter of trying out the formula. Historically the soy based formula is more popular and also less expensive and readily available. Rice formula tends to be sold in certains stores.
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Dr. Robert Ramirez
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Depends on diagnosis

It all depends on the type of "intolerance" (ie actual diagnosis).
-if it is "cow's milk allergy", then any of those should be fine. -if it is "lactose intolerance", again, any would work as long as they don't have lactose in them. -if a "food protein-induced enterocolitis or enteropathy", then technically none of those would be safe options (hydrolized formula may be better).

In brief: Depends on diagnosis

It all depends on the type of "intolerance" (ie actual diagnosis).
-if it is "cow's milk allergy", then any of those should be fine. -if it is "lactose intolerance", again, any would work as long as they don't have lactose in them. -if a "food protein-induced enterocolitis or enteropathy", then technically none of those would be safe options (hydrolized formula may be better).
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