oa Professional Nursing Today - Soya milk and allergy : indications and contraindications : nutrition
|Article Title||Soya milk and allergy : indications and contraindications : nutrition|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Professional Nursing Today|
|Author||Angela Tewari, Rosan Meyer, Helen Fisher and George Du Toit|
|Publication Date||Sep 2006|
|Pages||34 - 38|
Cow's milk protein allergy (CMPA) is a common food allergy in early childhood with a prevalence of 2-7.5%. CMPA typically develops in early infancy, presenting at the time of weaning and is characterized by symptoms involving the skin (angioedema, urticaria), gastro-intestinal tract (diarrhoea and colic), respiratory tract (wheezing, dyspnoea and cough) and failure to thrive.
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