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Monday, February 13, 2012

Cow Milk Allergy Test

Monday, February 13, 2012
Cow's milk allergy occurs because children are sensitive to cow's milk protein components or in the process of making milk. When a child shows symptoms, allergy testing should be examined whether the right of children allergic to cow's milk or other allergies.

According dr.Zakiudin Munasir, Sp.A (K), an allergist and immunologist, in addition to seeing the genetic history and clinical symptoms such as itchy skin and red or diarrhea, there are several ways you can do to make the diagnosis of cow's milk allergy.

"You can do the skin prick test for specific IgE test. But this test is more effective for children aged 3 years and over," he said.

If the test result is positive, avoidance or abstinence should be foods that contain milk protein. If a negative result can then be given back to foods that contain milk protein.

According to the Indonesian Pediatric Association recommendations, the exclusively breastfed infants, nursing mothers are advised to limit cow's milk protein and its derivatives. For the mother, consider taking calcium supplements.

In infants who do not get breast milk, cow's milk allergy if positive, the main choice of formula is hypoallergenic milk or milk and infant formula terhidrolisat extensive amino acid.

Meanwhile, in infants older than 6 months, could be given alternative soy milk (soya).

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