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I believe i'm having an allergic reaction to something i ate yesterday. i had sushi for the first time and now my body is covered in hives all over, including my legs, chest, stomach, neck and arms. i took two benadryl yesterday and they cleared up but no

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
Sushi: Allergy or any seafood allergy is common,even if you ate it before,sushi and other eastern seafood contain many unknown ingredients,better to avoid eating it again, keep an antihistaminic as cetirizine or loratadine handy case you develop a reaction again,be cautious when eating food with unknown ingredients, you might want to see an allergist if the problem continues,check aaaai.org or acaai.org
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