Dairy products are mainly products such as milk. If there is an allergy to dairy products, the indicator is mainly allergic to the protein in the milk. Some people in life will have such a performance. When there is an allergy to the dairy product, the patient's skin Eczema often occurs, if it is more serious, it may leak, sometimes it may cause asthma, causing allergic dermatitis and so on.
Sometimes there are some gastrointestinal tract reactions or discomfort in other parts of the body after drinking milk. These adverse reactions may be caused by allergies or other causes. Knowing some of the symptoms of milk allergy helps us make the right judgments in time to take appropriate action.
In most cases, if you are allergic to milk, the patient's skin will have eczema, and the skin will be dry and itchy. If the allergies are more severe, even the rash that grows on the skin will be more serious and may leak out of the liquid. If it is not treated in time, some may have severe atopic dermatitis symptoms.
In addition to the skin, some people may have symptoms for allergic reaction in the respiratory system, such as asthma, allergic cough, allergic rhinitis. Some patients with more severe milk allergies may even have acute laryngeal edema, affecting breathing, and may even have a tracheal obstruction. These are more serious, and treatment may not be timely or even life-threatening.
Also, some patients may have gastrointestinal reactions such as nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. However, the simple gastrointestinal reaction that occurs after drinking milk is not necessarily milked allergy and we should test for lactose intolerance before drinking milk Be sure to distinguish them.
Milk allergy and lactose intolerance, also known as milk protein allergy, should not be used interchangeably under different conditions and terms. The definition of allergy involves the immune system, and milk allergy is no exception. Lactose intolerance and milk allergy cause different symptoms and require different treatments. The most common symptoms of lactose intolerance are digestive pain, including bloating, flatulence, diarrhea and other symptoms, such as drinking milk or eating milk cheese or ice cream.
Some parents are still immersed in the joy of their first parents, but they have already looked at their children's milk protein allergy and suffer. Looking at eczema on the skin of the child, the parents often have nothing to do. What is the cause of milk protein allergy?
The causes of milk protein allergy may have the following aspects:
1. Some mothers have not fed milk because they are first mothers. They are afraid that the milk is not enough to starve the baby. They will feed the baby milk formula very early. Infants and young children, especially newborn babies, are more delicate, immature intestines, immune function is not perfect, and digestion is weak. Drinking formula at this time is very susceptible to allergies. Therefore, after the child is born, try to choose to breastfeed.
2.Genetic factors. Children who are allergic to milk protein may have allergies in their parents. A baby with a family history of allergies has a higher risk of allergies than the average child.
3.Environmental factors. If the family smokes, the indoor smoke is lingering, and the children are weaker in all aspects, and it is prone to allergies. The city's air quality is not good, which is one of the reasons why urban children's allergies are relatively high.
Milk protein allergy is a common problem in infant feeding, and many parents have this trouble. Some people say that when a child grows up, it will be fine. Can milk protein allergy be cured? If the body is intolerant to milk protein, milk protein allergy may occur. Infants and young children are more susceptible to milk protein allergy, especially children under the age of three. If a baby is diagnosed with a milk protein allergy in a baby, a desensitization treatment is required. That is to temporarily avoid contact with allergens. Breast-fed babies, mothers are away from foods that are allergic to food during breastfeeding.
Children who drink infant formula should be replaced with special formulas under the guidance of a doctor, such as deeply hydrolyzed milk powder or amino acid milk powder. After feeding for a while, if your baby is in good condition, check for a lack of allergies or if the allergies are not serious, you can slowly contact with a small amount. After a period of desensitization treatment, the baby will adapt slowly as the baby's gastrointestinal function develops. After the age of three, the allergic condition will slowly disappear. However, not all children can be completely cured by desensitization, and some children may still have some degree of allergies. In this case, the parental feeding process requires special care to avoid allergens.