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Milk Allergy: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

A milk allergy is an adverse reaction of the body’s immune system to one or more proteins found in milk. It is one of the most common food allergies and can be potentially fatal. The only way of successfully treating a milk allergy is to completely remove milk and dairy products from the diet. However, a milk allergy should not be confused with lactose intolerance, which is a sensitivity to the sugar found in milk […]

Lactose Intolerance or Milk Allergy? Tests and Diet

Many people believe that they are allergic to milk because whenever they ingest milk or any dairy product, such as yoghurt, cheese or even an ice cream, they experience bloating, gassy stomach pain and diarrhea. Some really are allergic to milk and should better avoid it. But most of them have a common digestive disorder called lactose intolerance. Lactose intolerance is actually not an allergy but one of the most common forms of enzyme deficiency. […]