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What does an allergy to shrimp appear itself?

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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 34 years experience
Various ways: The most common symptoms of food allergy including those to shrimp are hives/swelling [lip, tongue], and gastrointestinal symptoms (vomiting/abdominal pain/diarrhea). If more than one system is involved (gi, lungs, skin, etc) it is called anaphylaxis. Shrimp allergy can be long term and serious. It typically presents in adults compared to children.

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