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Infant with milk allergy, healthy diet - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi
User :   I have question regarding my baby who is 11 months old now
Doctor :   Hi
User :   I have realized that my baby is not taking the regular milk...
User :   If I try with the little milk, she vomits
User :   so currently on mothers feed
User :   yes...completely for the milk
Doctor :   Is she feeding over the breast?
User :   I have tried regular cows milk and soy amilk
Doctor :   The breast feeding is of little benefit after 9 months
User :   that way...she is taking the diet....same as what you said
User :   se is taking everything else than the milk
Doctor :   she should be started on regular adult diet with vegetable purees, fruits, porridge
Doctor :   etc
Doctor :   Your pediatrician should have told you abiout it
User :   regular milk is just not going though
User :   she vomits whenever we try to give regular milk
User :   regular food since she was 6-7 months
Doctor :   Since how long?
User :   we tried milk during 6 months...she showed some alergic signs to we stopped....later we tried after a allergic signs...but she vomitte
Doctor :   Have you tried bottle feeds like Lactogen
User :   lactogen also shows allergic stopped immediately
User :   do u thnk that soya or lactose free milk can help here ? is the problem due to the fact that her intestine are not strong enough now to digest it ?
User :   I am currentlyt in US for 3 months..when consulted, they asked me to wait for 1-2 months and then try again
Doctor :   What is your pediatrician opinion?
User :   yes...
User :   ok
Doctor :   Yes Lactose free can help
Doctor :   They are abudantly available in stores in US
Doctor :   I would go with the advice of your doctor
User :   She is currently started to build are there any specific precautions to take ?
User :   thanks Dr.
Doctor :   Babies gut take some time to adjust
Doctor :   Keep sensitizing their gut once in a while only
Doctor :   after some time they become resistant
Doctor :   Nothing
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