Milk Allergies Directory
When you have a milk allergy, milk and anything with milk products can cause an allergic reaction that may include symptoms such as hives, wheezing, and vomiting. Some products that may cause a reaction include cheese, yogurt, whey, pudding, and more. Because these foods contain vitamin D and other nutrients you need, be sure to get those vitamins from other healthy sources. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how a milk allergy is caused, how to treat it, and much more.
Infant Milk Allergy, Lactose Intolerance, or Something Else?
How do you know if your baby is allergic to milk, has lactose intolerance, or can't deal with milk for another reason?
Could My Infant Have Cows’ Milk Allergy?
A cows’ milk allergy, also known as cows' milk protein allergy, can occur when cows' milk -- consumed by the mother of a breastfeeding baby or used in formula in bottle-feeding babies -- causes symptoms in the baby before being weaned, or if the baby consumes cows’ milk protein-containing products during or after weaning.
Breastfeeding an Infant With Cows’ Milk Allergy
If your GP or an allergy specialist has confirmed that your infant has a cows’ milk allergy, also known as cows' milk protein allergy, no doubt you will wish to ensure that your baby's diet is free of the protein in cows' milk that causes their symptoms.
Bottle-Feeding an Infant With a Milk Allergy
If you are bottle-feeding your infant, and he has a cows' milk protein allergy, your doctor can recommend a hypoallergenic, milk protein-free formula.
Serious Food Allergies: How to Keep Your Teen Safe
It's challenging to be the parent of a teenager under the best of circumstances. But if your teen has serious allergies, parents face a whole new set of concerns. Learn how to manage serious allergies and keep your teen prepared at all times.
Food Allergies: Protect Your Child at Home and Away
Whether at home or away, dealing with your child’s food allergies can be challenging. Take steps to safeguard your child from cross-contamination, food allergy triggers, and other food allergy dangers.