Why there is an allergy to cereals

Sometimes an allergic reaction is not manifestedthe porridge itself, but other products that were added to it: milk, sugar, honey or fruit supplements. The true allergy to a specific rump is said when the child ate 2-3 spoons of regular porridge cooked on water, without the addition of milk and sugar.allergy to cerealsAllergy to cereal is often manifested by redness andpeeling cheeksPhoto: Getty Sometimes the body does not perceive porridges with a high content of gluten. This protein is found in oatmeal, mango, wheat, barley and rye. Even adults often suffer from intolerance to gluten, in young children the likelihood of such an allergy is increased by 3-4 times. A child is at risk if one of the relatives suffers from food allergy. In such cases, new products are introduced very carefully. If the parents do not follow the rules of complementary feeding and immediately introduce a large amount of porridge into the diet, the body may react negatively to an unfamiliar product.

Symptoms of allergy to mush

Food allergy is manifested by frustrationdigestive system, respiratory symptoms and skin rashes. In the photo, you can see skin manifestations of allergy to porridge. Symptoms of an allergic reaction in children:

  • stomach ache;
  • vomiting;
  • constant regurgitation;
  • diarrhea or constipation;
  • skin peeling;
  • single or multiple rashes in the form of a small rash;
  • red spots.

Discomfort in the abdomen, itching and irritation of the skinmake the child restless, whiny and capricious. In rare cases, respiratory symptoms also appear: sneezing, coughing, choking in the throat. If the baby manifested allergies to cereal, they are removed from the menu for at least 2 weeks. At this time, on the recommendation of the doctor, the child is given enterosorbents and antihistamines. Locally on the affected areas of the skin apply antiallergic ointments. The kid is constantly offered to drink clean water. After 14 days, again start luring hypoallergenic porridge in small doses, starting with 0.5 tsp. Hypoallergenic is considered to be buckwheat, rice and corn groats. Confirm the assumptions of parents can only take the tests. If the diagnosis is confirmed, the allergen is completely excluded from the baby's menu for several weeks or months. In time, if the parents follow the doctor's instructions, the child can get rid of allergies, if not all, then at least certain cereals. Read further: