Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Food Intolerance versus Allergies - Part II

Continuing with our "Food Intolerance versus Allergies" report by Leanne Cooper, from Organic Bubs, here is part II:

Adverse Reactions:
Some physical signs & behaviors that may indicate an allergy or insensitivity to a particular food being ingested by your child are:

  • Diarrhea or loose stools (it may be very smelly).
  • Flatulence or gastric upset, colic.
  • Vomiting.
  • Hives, itching, runny nose.
  • Wheezing, coughing, difficulty breathing.
  • Blotchy skin, mouth sores, red rash around mouth.
  • Black circles under the eyes.
  • Moodiness, irritability, excessive crying, lethargy.
  • Aggressiveness

anaphylactic shock occurs, that the infant should be taken to the emergency department of the nearest hospital.

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