milk intolerance


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milk intolerance

[′milk in′täl·ə·rəns]
(medicine)
Extreme sensitivity to milk due to allergy to milk protein or lactose deficiency; characterized by diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and vomiting.
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Kelsey said she was relieved when her daughter's problems were finally recognised as more than just a milk intolerance.
BACKGROUND: Although cow's milk allergy (CMA) and cow's milk intolerance (CMI) are two different terms, they are often used interchangeably, resulting in confusion both in clinical practice and in research reports.
Loraine, who herself suffers from cows' milk intolerance, was quick to see similar symptoms in her daughter.
Of 39 infants diagnosed with milk allergy or milk intolerance, 21 infants had positive skin or serum IgE tests to milk and 18 had non-IgE-mediated cow's milk intolerance.
Doctors have suspected for years that colic can be triggered by a cow's milk intolerance in the baby.
Young children with milk intolerance frequently have chronic diarrhea.
The second study, sponsored by Wyeth-Ayerst and submitted to the Life Sciences Research Office (LSRO) of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biologies (FASEB), concluded that the addition of Martek's oils to infant formula reduced the amount of fungal skin infections, milk intolerance, and nervousness and irritability in the supplemented babies compared to a group fed a standard preterm infant formula.
The replacement therapy with exogenous, food-grade beta-galactosidases may provide a useful intervention to reduce lactose malabsorption and milk intolerance in individuals with primary lactase deficiency.