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Anyone intolerant to potato?

(11 Posts)
spod Sun 31-Jul-05 22:46:03

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WigWamBam Sun 31-Jul-05 22:50:25

It's possible. You might want to keep her off tomatoes and aubergines as well, as they come from the same family.

spod Sun 31-Jul-05 22:58:05

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KiwiKate Mon 01-Aug-05 05:22:06

what are you feeding her with the potato? Might be something to do with that?

Good luck

bobbybob Mon 01-Aug-05 05:40:19

How well are you cooking the potato? Mash is less allergenic than boiled pieces for instance.

KiwiKate Mon 01-Aug-05 05:48:06

Also, the "eyes" (bits where the roots/stalks grow) on the potato have chemicals that can cause tummy upsets (although you are probably cutting those off, might do to cut off a chunk of surrounding tissue as well)

Chandra Mon 01-Aug-05 17:05:45

DS is intolerant to it, his face becomes red when he eats them, so it's possible.

spod Tue 02-Aug-05 21:38:08

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bobbybob Wed 03-Aug-05 02:15:02

Yes it can. My ds was very sensitive to them initially - now his favourite food. Try double boiling, or just reheating and reheating to try to change the protein. it could be the variety is very high in something she is allergic to.

spod Wed 03-Aug-05 10:30:15

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bobbybob Thu 04-Aug-05 00:29:09

It sounds like it's these specific potatos then.

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