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29 Aug 2007

DOCTORS CONFUSING - PLS HELP
My baby is almost 5 months old. She is currently on antiobiotics (prozef & moxan) as well as Losec & Zyrtec. I have recently changed her formula from S26 Lactose Free to Infasoy as i think she could be allergic to cow milk. On Monday she had grommets put in and when i asked the anaesthesiologist to draw blood while she was sedated for allergy tests,she told me they dont do allergy tests on babys that young, the ward nurse confirmed this. She still is not eating well on Soya. At what age can they test for allergy?(dont want to have her blood drawn whilst awake-too traumatic) how can i confirm this suspected allergy??
I was also told she can become allergic to Soya.
Should i change her to NAN HA ??????
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childhood diseases
paediatrician

01 Jan 0001

She certainly could have been tested for allergy at 5 months, in fact these tests can be done shortly after birth. Both the anaesthetist and the sister were wrong.You need to have your baby seen by a paediatrician with expertise in paediatric allergy. There are experts in all the main centres in SA.
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