The treatment of galactosemia involves avoiding galactose in the diet for the rest of a person's life. Treatment for galactosemia includes the strict avoidance of dairy products and the use of soy-based formula in the infant with galactosemia.
Treatment for galactosemia includes:
- Avoid dairy products
- Soy-based formula for infant with galactosemia
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