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could shrimp cause a ra flareup?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Rheumatology 52 years experience
No: These issues are totally unrelated.

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San Francisco, CA
A 20-year-old female asked:

What are the health benefits of eating shrimp? What nutrients does it have?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Protein: Shrimp are protein. Protein should be the main source of your calories for a healthy diet. Beyond that there are no specific or special health benefits from shrimp specifically.
Laurel, MT
A 65-year-old female asked:

Can you get sick if you eat a little incooked shrimp anf if so what are the symptoms?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Raw Seafood: It all depends on the cleanliness of the shrimp. Remember that raw shrimp is very common in japanese cuisine and in most cases eating raw seafood is not of concern.
Statesboro, GA
A 20-year-old male asked:

Are shrimp vegetarian rolls bad for you?

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Dr. Harold Peltan
Ophthalmology 28 years experience
No: Not unless you are allergic. Curious though, don't the shrimp make the rolls no longer vegetarian?
San Mateo, CA
A 31-year-old male asked:

Is eating the shrimp tail and shell bad for you?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
No: These will be digested and cause no problem. Incidental fact: flamingos eat shrimp as a major portion of their diets and the pink color is mobilized and used to color their feathers.
A 47-year-old member asked:

Can a person be allergic to clams but not to shrimp?

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Dr. Michael Rupp
Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
Yes: Yes

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