A 34-year-old member asked:
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was eating some abalone and started feeling numb. should i eat my allergy pills before or after the shellfish?

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Dr. Joram Seggev
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
Is it allergy?: If you are allergic to shellfish, don't eat abalone. Feeling numb is not necessarily a symptom of allergy. If you are allergic and going to eat shellfish anyway, take an allergy pill before you do, or immediately after you have, if you did not plan on it.
Answered on Nov 24, 2013

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