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What is the average time it takes for a child to outgrow a dairy allergy?

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Dr. Michael Amster
Pediatrics
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In brief: A year or longer

Dairy allergy comes in a few flavors.
A number of babies can have a cow's milk intolerance or even a mild to moderate milk protein allergy that lasts approximately a year or so, then resolves. These are the kids on soy formula who do fine on whole milk at 1 year. Others have a real milk allergy that can persist several years. If lucky, they outgrow it by 4-6, but some continue for many years.

In brief: A year or longer

Dairy allergy comes in a few flavors.
A number of babies can have a cow's milk intolerance or even a mild to moderate milk protein allergy that lasts approximately a year or so, then resolves. These are the kids on soy formula who do fine on whole milk at 1 year. Others have a real milk allergy that can persist several years. If lucky, they outgrow it by 4-6, but some continue for many years.
Dr. Michael Amster
Dr. Michael Amster
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Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Pediatrics
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In brief: Milk protein allergy

Milk protein allergy is more common before the age of 2 years.
Most children tends to outgrow after the age of 2 years, although some persists.

In brief: Milk protein allergy

Milk protein allergy is more common before the age of 2 years.
Most children tends to outgrow after the age of 2 years, although some persists.
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
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