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With Christmas Around the Corner, Know Which Candy is Milk Allergy Safe

With Christmas Around the Corner, Know Which Candy is Milk Allergy Safe

It is almost Christmas time and candy will be filling the stockings once again. However, it is important to manage what candy finds its way into the stocking if a kid has a milk allergy. Accidentally eating a piece of candy that has dairy in it can have serious consequences to the health of an individual with milk allergies. This list will help you remain vigilant when it comes to identifying safe-to-eat candy.

Top Selling Dairy-Free Christmas Candy

If you or a loved one has a milk allergy, the following is an approved list of candy they can safely eat:

  1. Airheads
  2. Bazooka Bubble Gum
  3. Dots
  4. Gobstoppers
  5. Haribo GoldBears
  6. Jolly Ranchers
  7. Junior Mints
  8. Nerds
  9. Ring Pops
  10. Skittles
  11. Starburst
  12. Twizzlers

The Common Symptoms of a Milk Allergy

Although Milk allergies are often non-life threatening, they can be extremely discomforting. If you experience any of these symptoms after consuming milk-based products, consider visiting a food allergy specialist:

  • Hives
  • Wheezing
  • Itching/tingling feeling around the lips or mouth
  • Swelling of the lips, tongue, or throat
  • Coughing
  • Shortness of breath
  • Vomiting
  • Loose stools or diarrhea
  • Abdominal cramps
  • Runny nose
  • Watery eyes

If you have persistent signs and symptoms of an allergy to milk, you should consult Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology Medical Group for expert allergy treatment. We’ll teach you everything you need to know to properly manage your allergy. Call 805-658-9500 today to schedule an appointment.