I have a milk allergy and am trying to eat a milk-free. Do you have any suggestions as what to do?

I have been diagnosed as allergic to milk and am trying to eat a milk-free diet. It is extremely difficult to find totally dairy-free products. Do you have any suggestions as to what to do? Adult milk intolerance is usually caused by lactose the sugar in milk. Whereas, infant milk allergy is triggered by casein,...

Ever since I was a child, I have not liked milk. Do you think I am allergic to milk?

Ever since I was a child, I have not liked milk. Recently, I have tried to drink milk, but get stomach cramps and diarrhea from it. Do you think I am allergic to milk? First of all, whenever your health status changes and you don't feel the same, you should see your doctor. He/she is...

I am trying to locate information on multiple chemical sensitivity.

I am trying to locate information on multiple chemical sensitivity. How can I find out if there are any doctors in the Portland, Oregon area who know anything about it? Thank you. Multiple chemical sensitivity is a reaction to pollutants and other chemicals like pollen, not usually foods. Allergic reactions don't seem to affect other...

Where can I find a dietitian who works with people who don’t tolerate milk so that I can get enough calcium?

Where can I find a dietitian who works with people who don't tolerate milk so that I get enough calcium? The Medical Nutrition and Nutrition Entrepreneurs dietetic practice groups of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics work with people who have a lactose intolerance or an allergy to the protein in milk to make sure...

Could you give me a diet for irritable bowel syndrome for my wife?

Could you give me a diet for irritable bowel syndrome? It's for my wife. She needs to eat better. Please see the answer to another visitor's question.

Is there an amount of fat that triggers a gallbladder attack?

My wife had her gallbladder removed last June as she had several gallstones. Soon after the operation, she would once in a while (2 to 3 hours after supper) experience a very painful burning sensation in her tummy. She would scream uncontrollably at the top of her lungs for several seconds and spit up...

Went to a physician and then sonogram which found huge stone in neck of gallbladder.

Went to a physician, then sonogram. Found huge stone in the neck of the gallbladder. Gallbladder and stone all gone via laparoscopy. All better now. Lost 20lbs. No pain after eating. Feel great! Great news!

A woman who has no saliva glands says any food or drink she puts in her mouth causes her mouth to burn.

Yesterday I received a call from a family member of a 71-year-old woman who has no saliva glands. Some years ago these were removed. Clinical symptoms are that almost any food or drink she puts in her mouth causes her mouth to burn. Daughter says mother's mouth looks raw and scalded. Mother is losing...

My doctor told me to follow a low salt diet. What about milk?

Skim milk has more salt than whole or 2% milk. My doctor told me to follow a low salt diet. I like skim milk and need to lose some weight. Should I cut out milk completely? Skim milk contains 7 milligrams more sodium than whole or 2% milk which is not a significant difference. What...

Do you have a recipe for egg-free potato salad?

I haven't been able to eat eggs, ever since I was a baby. They make my tongue and inside my mouth itch. I can eat chicken and sometimes, I can eat foods with egg in them. But I can't seem to tolerate potato salad. Do you have a recipe for egg-free potato salad? An...

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