A 34-year-old member asked:
Why do I have a stronger allergic reaction to raw versus cooked shellfish?
1 doctor answer
Dr. James Sublett answered
45 years experience in Internal Medicine
Cooking alters food: In general, raw or minimally cooked foods have a higher risk to cause an allergy reaction. Cooking alters the allergy causing proteins in the food enough to reduce the reaction.
Answered on Dec 12, 2018
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