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22 Aug 2007

Allergic baby
My baby is 9 months old. He is allergic to formula and soya milk and goatsmilk. He is on Neutramigen milk, but it seems to give him a wheezy chest aswell. Im desperate now, because the only solution now is to take him off milk. Can I do it?
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childhood diseases
paediatrician

01 Jan 0001

You can't stop a formula in a child of his age. Nutramigen is an excellent formula for cow's milk allergic babies. You should keep him on this formula. In addition your baby seems to have developed asthma. He needs treatment for this. Ideally a baby who is so highly allergic should be under the care of a paediatrican with expertise in allergic disorders. There are experts in all the large centres in SA. If you can't find a paediatric allergist let me know in which city you live and I will recommend someone.
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