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Dr. Linda Green
44 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Avoidance: The best treatment for a food allergy is avoidance. See an allergist for evaluation to determine just what you are allergic to.

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Ostro
48 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Bony fish allergy: Main familes of seafood: bony fish (cod), bivalves (clam), crustaceans (crab), cephalopods (squid), gastropods (snail), with cross-reactivity within a ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Fish allergy: This typically refers to finned fish. The most common allergen is parvalbumin which is in variable amounts. While there is much cross reactivity wit ... Read More
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Dr. Tal Dagan
Dr. Tal Dagan answered
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Fish Allergy: Fish allergy is a reaction certain people get from eating certain fish. Pollock, salmon, cod, tuna, snapper, eel, and tilapia are among the fish that ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Reaction to fin fish: Fish allergy is among the top 8 food allergens. It is more common in adults than children. The reactions can range from mild to severe including ana ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Serota
13 years experience Dermatology
Yes: You will want to make sure to check and see if any food has been prepared in the presence of fish. You will also want to get a medic alert bracelet s ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
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Maybe: Although there is no specific treatment, sometimes people lose their sensitive over time, or outgrow their allergy.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brant Ward
12 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: The proteins that the immune system recognizes are different for fish and shellfish, and so you can have an allergy to one but not the other. In fact, ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
Absolutely: There is no reason you cannot swim in the ocean.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Fox
Dr. James Fox answered
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Nuts, poultry, beans: A good source of protein in the diet is important, and chicken, various nuts and soy can supply this.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
17 years experience Family Medicine
Possible: I would avoid if you have fish allergy. It may be specific protein of specific fish. If it is imperative you take fish oil, would make a visit to al ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not likely: A true allergy highly unlikely because fish oil contains only trace amounts of proteins you are eating when having fish and that can cause severe alle ... Read More

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