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Home Doctor Service for Dairy intolerance in Sotogrande

Home Doctor Service for Dairy intolerance in Sotogrande

Many people fail to recognise that they have a dairy allergy. This is because they do not have typical allergy symptoms such as lip swelling trouble breathing, or a rash. However, there is a type of delayed allergy which is known as “non-IgE mediated”. When someone has this allergy it can take up to 3 days for any symptoms to show. On some occasions the symptoms might be so mild that patients don’t notice until around 5 to 7 days after consuming food that contains dairy. In this article, we will talk about dairy allergies and when to call our home doctor service for dairy allergy in Sotogrande.

What is a dairy allergy?

While a dairy intolerance involves the digestive system, a dairy allergy typically involves the immune system. If you have a dairy allergy your body will react to the milk proteins in dairy products. They will react to them as if they are dangerous invaders. When this occurs the body will release substances that can cause allergy symptoms. An allergic reaction can be mild and include rashes, other severe reactions can cause loss of consciousness or trouble breathing. When this occurs you will need to call our home doctor service for diary allergy in Sotogrande.

A dairy allergy is one of most common allergies around, especially affecting children. In fact up to 2 in every 100 children under the age of 4 year are allergic to milk. An allergy is more common in babies.

Symptoms of dairy allergy

Some symptoms of lactose intolerance and a dairy allergy may be the same:

 Abdominal cramps

  • Bloating
  • Diarrhoea
  • Gas
  • Nausea and occasionally vomiting

A dairy allergy can also cause reactions in your body such as the skin and lungs. These reactions can include:

  • Blood in the stool, particularly in babies
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Hives
  • Rash
  • Swelling of the face or lips
  • Tightness in the throat
  • Wheezing


Anaphylaxis is a serious and life-threatening allergic reaction. It often begins just a few minutes after you have eaten something you’re allergic to. However, it can occasionally begin hours later. Allergic reactions usually involve more than one symptom in more than one area your body at the very same time.

If you have a severe allergy you should immediately call our home doctor service for diary allergy in Sotogrande.