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How do I know if I have a casein allergy?

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If a glass of milk or a slice of pizza causes swollen lips, hives, or other significant symptoms, you may have an allergy to casein, a protein in milk.

From: Casein Allergy Overview WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

The Nemours Foundation: "Milk Allergy."

Children's Hospital Boston Center for Young Women's Health: "Milk Allergy: A Guide for Teens."

The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network: "Anaphylaxis."

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on June 17, 2018

SOURCES:

The Nemours Foundation: "Milk Allergy."

Children's Hospital Boston Center for Young Women's Health: "Milk Allergy: A Guide for Teens."

The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network: "Anaphylaxis."

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on June 17, 2018

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