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Table 1 Most frequent symptoms of mild to moderate CMPA according to [4]

From: Debates in allergy medicine: food intolerance does not exist

Therapeutic area Symptoms
Gastrointestinal  
  Frequent regurgitation
  Vomiting
  Diarrhea
  Constipationa
  Blood in stool without failure to thrive
Dermatological  
  Atopic dermatitis
  Swelling of lips or eye lids
  Urticaria unrelated to acute infections, drug intake, or other causes
Respiratory  
  Runny nose
  Recurrent otitis media
  Chronic cough
  Broncho-constriction unrelated to infection
General  
  Persistent distress
  Colic (≥3 h/day wailing/irritable) over a period of >3 weeks
  1. Infants with CMPA in general show one or more of the listed symptoms
  2. CMPA cow’s milk protein allergy
  3. aCompare type of stool in Table 2, my remark