What are symptoms of dairy allergies?

The most common symptoms of a dairy allergy include:

  • Skin reactions: itchy red rash; hives; eczema; swelling of lips, mouth, tongue, face or throat; or allergic "shiners" (black eyes)
  • Stomach reactions: abdominal pain and bloating, diarrhea (usually very runny), vomiting, gas or cramps
  • Nose, throat and lung reactions: runny nose, sneezing, water or itchy eyes, coughing, wheezing or shortness of breath

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