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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A No, medical advice is strongly in favour of breast feeding which largely gets around the problems of cow's milk intolerance and parental dietary preferences.
Loraine, who herself suffers from cows' milk intolerance, was quick to see similar symptoms in her daughter.
This can affect anyone following an episode of gastroenteritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or antibiotic therapy," said Catherine Collins "and until now it has proved difficult to give probiotics in sufficient quantity to anyone with profound milk intolerance.
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.
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.