Cow milk protein can cause allergic reactions, which can manifest many symptoms, characteristic of most allergies in general.
Elimination of these symptoms can be achieved by completely eliminating the products containing milk protein from the diet.
In the process of growing up, the milk protein allergy often passes.
An allergy to milk protein is one of theThe most common in newborns and children aged more than one year. Approximately 4% of all children are somehow susceptible to this type of allergy, which arises from the reaction of the immune system to the kinds of protein that are contained in milk.
Allergy to protein is characterized by nonspecificSymptoms characteristic of other varieties of allergies. Depending on the type of reaction, the immune system reacts to the protein through the skin, the digestive tract, and the respiratory system. On the human body may appear rashes, for example, eczema, accompanied by itching. A characteristic allergic reaction to milk protein may be severe diarrhea, vomiting, regurgitation, lack of appetite and intestinal colic. The child may have a sleep disorder and difficulty breathing, he will constantly cry.
As a rule, after taking a dairy productThe allergy appears almost immediately, but often there are also delayed reactions, which can appear in a few hours, and in 3-5 days.
If you have one or more symptoms of the disease, you should consult your doctor to get the necessary treatment.
If it is necessary to supply the child's bodySubstances that are contained in milk, use special mixtures that do not contain proteins and are designed specifically for children. In some cases, the child is given additional hypoallergenic mixtures or mixtures that contain amino acids.
If an allergy occurs in a newbornChild, it is likely that the protein enters the body through the mother's milk, if it uses milk. Thus, dairy products should be excluded from the mother's diet to avoid the appearance of unwanted reactions in the child. As a rule, the allergy to protein passes completely to 4 years, but before introducing milk into the diet of the child should consult with your doctor.
As a rule, an allergy to milk is accompanied by an allergy to beef, and therefore at a certain stage you may need to exclude from the ration of the child and beef meat.
Soymilk can not be used as aAlternatives to the cow, because the nutrient content in this product does not match the number of substances necessary for the development of a newborn baby. Soy products can be used only for children over 2 years of age.