Allergic to cheese, as manifested in children and adults?
Hello, dear readers! Despite the fact that dairy products are very useful, especially for the growing organism, often found in the world allergic to them. Especially frequent diagnosis of «Allergy to cheese».
The disease affects people of different ages, starting with toddlers’. Why our body may refuse to accept the cheese? Is there such intolerance? How to live with such an Allergy?
If you are interested in the answers, a good read, because to find them you will be able in the article.
Cheese intolerance — myth or reality?
Let’s start with the answer to frequently asked question: can it be an intolerance to cheese products? To find the answer, you need to consider in more detail the composition of the cheese. The curd is compacted of the purest protein, obtained by digestion of milk (cow, goat and any other).
As you know, in most cases, food allergies provoke fibers. Thus, it is safe to say that the cheesecake intolerance is very real.
How is egg Allergy?
In the above-described composition of the product is 80% of milk protein. The remaining 20% is lost when boiling.
Standard human body normally takes in the protein concentration, and non-standard (body of the allergic person) can perceive the protein as a threat.
In this case the body starts to produce antibodies that excessive amounts increase the production of histamine.
When connected with histamine H1-receptors, there is a reaction, which is called Allergy. It is expressed in different ways:
- topically — on the skin, mucous membranes, etc.;
- the system — on the internal organs.
Reaction to cow protein is accompanied by characteristic symptoms. Are you curious about what? Signs cheese allergies are listed in the following section.
Symptoms of cheese intolerance
The main symptoms of food Allergy: local and systemic. Among the locals, which is shown in the photo, you can select:
- rashes on the skin;
- redness (red spots all over body);
- excessive dryness;
- swelling of the skin around the mouth.
Systemic signs of intolerance to curd, in turn with the following: diarrhea, painful cramps, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, sore throat, swelling of the throat, dizziness.
The most dangerous and insidious is hypersensitivity, which is manifested in the respiratory system. Complication, in this case, it may be asthma. The primary symptoms of the disorder:
- shortness of breath;
- shortness of breath;
- feeling short of breath, or tightness of the chest.
In addition, cheese intolerance can give the deterioration of the eye in the form of conjunctivitis — inflammation, accompanied by redness of eyes, itching, smarting, swelling.
Children’s cheese intolerance — features
All the parents are forcing the kids to eat cottage cheese useful. There is nothing wrong if the child’s body normally it takes. About the presence of food intolerance your child with parents a long time simply can not guess and that’s absolutely fine.
Often food allergic disorder seen in infants during the first lures or breast feeding. In the latter case the disorder may provoke the mother who unknowingly ate too much cheese, feeding at the same breast milk.
To prevent allergies in the baby, care is needed to carry out the first feeding. The year before the baby does not need to give:
- fruits/berries red or orange;
- foods containing a lot of vitamin C;
- products based on cow’s milk.
As the first meal, choose a cottage cheese well-known manufacturers such as «Subject» or «Agusha». Can develop intolerance to these curds?
«Subject» and «Agusha» — convenient, but dangerous
Young parents choose formula because it’s convenient. However, it is not always safe, despite the fact that such producers as «Subject» and «Agusha», carefully testing their products for allergenicity.
How to avoid allergies to store-bought curds? This will help the following recommendations:
- do not let the curds to babies under one year of age;
- if the disorder appeared after eating self-cooked curds, then change the starter (pick up from another manufacturer);
- read the label carefully before giving cottage cheese child (of the chemical constituents of food very often cause eating disorders).
Treatment cheese intolerance
Now let’s look at the principles of antiallergic therapy. The first thing you need to eliminate the irritant from the diet of hypersensitive person.
In our case, the cottage cheese will have to abandon not only him, but from all milk products: yogurt, fermented baked milk, sour cream, etc.
Acute symptoms can help relieve antihistamine medicines. For the treatment of children to choose medicine second and third groups (generations).
They are as safe and effective. Babies with allergies are often assigned the Treatment. Read the Help in a separate article on this website.
To prevent curd intolerance in the future, you need to harden. For this, you can eat cheese in small portions periodically. Such experiments are best performed under the supervision of a doctor-an allergist.
In adults, allergic disorders more persistent, so the above therapy may be ineffective. Children sometimes outgrow food allergies by yourself. In any case, such prevention will reduce the severity of food allergies, ease symptoms.
View an entertaining video on how to prepare tasty homemade cottage cheese.
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Author: Anna Derbeneva (dermatologist)