The Children’s e-Hospital cow’s milk protein allergy service allows you to book an online consultation with a consultant paediatrician to determine whether or not your baby might have cows milk protein allergy.
It is important to ensure that there are no red flagsto indicate serious illness:
If your baby has any of these symptoms we recommend you seek medical attention immediately. Please call the NHS 111 service or your GP without delay.
The following symptoms are commonly found in cow’s milk protein allergy. Having two or more of these symptoms significantly increases the probability of your baby having cow’s milk protein allergy
- Reflux/ Vomiting
- Back arching
- Feed refusal
- Diarrhoeastools/ Loose Stools
- Abdominal discomfort
- Painful flatus
- Blood or mucus in stool in an otherwise well baby
- Itchy skin/ Flushing /redness of skin/Eczema like rash
- Please use the symptom checker to assess the likelihood of your baby having cow’s milk protein allergy.