allergic symptoms coming and going... - Mothering Forums

Thread Tools
#1 of 1 Old 02-18-2012, 09:21 PM - Thread Starter
jes h's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Nevada
Posts: 133
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

Looking for advice from experienced mamas;


DS has had pretty gross poops for almost 2 months now.  He isn't sick, except for a constant runny nose, and he doesn't go more often than usual... there is just nothing holding the poops together.  He also complains about stomach aches often.


Dr. ordered a stool sample to rule out parasites/bugs, and a blood test for Celiac's, but just called and said the Celiac came out as not likely.  She wants to do a hemoglobin test.  When she called, I was driving, and answered, and then was so preoccupied with trying to pull over that I didn't think to turn down the radio.... and really got nothing out of the conversation.  So until I can call again on Tuesday, I am Googling things and generally freaking myself out; the test is most likely to measure anemia, which seems to be caused by intestinal bleeding caused by relatively benign things like a milk allergy, or very serious things like cancer....  and now my internet-related hypochondria is setting in.


OK, so the point of my post;  as I was reading, I realized that DS had many milk allergy symptoms as an infant;  he was breastfed exclusively, but was very colicy, had nasty diapers and lots of stomach pain/gas till I cut most of the milk from my diet.  He basically grew out of it around 9ish months, and has had milk ever since with no problems that we noticed.


SO, would it be normal for an allergy to come and go like this?  He has been eating milk products pretty regularly since we stopped breastfeeding, but has only had this problem for a couple months... I am going to cut out milk tonight, but I know it will take weeks for it to get out of his system, and I will call the Dr. on Tuesday.!

jes h is offline  


User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Online Users: 15,166

41 members and 15,125 guests
bananabee , blueskysunday123 , cagnew , Dakotacakes , Deborah , emmy526 , greenemami , heyxxmcfly , hillymum , IsaFrench , JHardy , joycef , judybean , katelove , Katherine73 , kathymuggle , LiLStar , mckittre , Michele123 , Mirzam , monicatailor , moominmamma , MountainMamaGC , NaturallyKait , Nazsmum , redsally , RollerCoasterMama , samaxtics , shantimama , Shmootzi , Sihaya , Skippy918 , Springshowers , sren , Turquesa , zebra15 , Zilver
Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 12:21 PM.