A 32-year-old member asked:
What can be done for a shrimp allergy?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Avoidance: Shrimp allergy is potentially a life threatening reaction to shrimp. The current treatment for shrimp allergy is avoidance and making sure one has an injectable Epinephrine available at all times.
5.6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Allergy and Immunology 24 years experience
Avoidance: Should avoid all shellfish and have self injectable Epinephrine on hand for any accidental ingestions.
5.6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Jun 25, 2014
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.