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What is Cows’ Milk Allergy?

Cows’ milk allergy is a common food allergy in infants and children. In Australia and New Zealand around 2% of infants are allergic to cows' milk and dairy products1. Cow’s milk allergy occurs whe...

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Common cows’ milk allergy symptoms

Common cows’ milk allergy symptoms It’s not always easy to spot the symptoms of food allergies – even for doctors. Diagnosis of cow’s milk allergy (CMA) can be difficult as the symptoms are...

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How is cows’ milk allergy diagnosed

If you suspect that your child may have cow’s milk allergy, it is important to seek advice from your child’s doctor.  A reliable diagnosis ensures your child does not unnecessarily avoid cows...

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What about Soy and other Milks?

Australian guidelines advise that there are 3 types of formula appropriate for treating infants with cows’ milk allergy1. They are extensively hydrolysed and amino acid-based formulas (these are dis...

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Does cows’ milk allergy go away?

Fortunately, around 80% of children with cows’ milk allergy will outgrow it by 3-5 years of age1. Regular follow up by your medical specialist is important to re-test tolerance of cows’ milk prote...

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What are the types of infant formula?

Australian guidelines advise that there are 3 types of formula appropriate for treating infants with cows’ milk allergy1. They are extensively hydrolysed and amino acid-based formulas (these are dis...

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