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What should I feed toddler with milk allergy?
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Dr. Maziar Rezvani
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
6 doctors agree
In brief: Alternatives
Soy, oat, almond, coconut, rice and hemp milk.
Taste and nutritional value vary with these, so make sure you read labels and try to purchase fortified options. Some children with dairy allergy can tolerate hydrolyzed formulations. You should discuss this with your child's pediatrician.

In brief: Alternatives
Soy, oat, almond, coconut, rice and hemp milk.
Taste and nutritional value vary with these, so make sure you read labels and try to purchase fortified options. Some children with dairy allergy can tolerate hydrolyzed formulations. You should discuss this with your child's pediatrician.
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Dr. Eli Silver
Soy products are great -- but watch out for those that contain milk derived probiotics.
Dr. Andrew Murphy
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
5 doctors agree
In brief: Allergy evaluation
All who have been diagnosed with milk allergy should see an allergists to clarify the clinical symptoms of milk allergy.
If an allergy or ige antibody is felt to to be the cause then skin testing and / or blood testing should be done. Assuming there are no other food allergies and this is ige mediated reaction then soy milk could be substituted.

In brief: Allergy evaluation
All who have been diagnosed with milk allergy should see an allergists to clarify the clinical symptoms of milk allergy.
If an allergy or ige antibody is felt to to be the cause then skin testing and / or blood testing should be done. Assuming there are no other food allergies and this is ige mediated reaction then soy milk could be substituted.
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: True allergy rare
True milk allergy is rarebut dramatic, I have seen lips & face swell within minutes.
If so, avoid & substitute. U can get the calcium from crushing a tablet or finding a milk substitute.Water is a great fluid for the older kids, fat & protein from other foods. If your kid is just lactose intolerant (1/4 will be) then avoiding lactose is your goal.Clarify with your dr, the goal should match the pbm.

In brief: True allergy rare
True milk allergy is rarebut dramatic, I have seen lips & face swell within minutes.
If so, avoid & substitute. U can get the calcium from crushing a tablet or finding a milk substitute.Water is a great fluid for the older kids, fat & protein from other foods. If your kid is just lactose intolerant (1/4 will be) then avoiding lactose is your goal.Clarify with your dr, the goal should match the pbm.
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