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Allergies To Salmon
Yes: Shellfish all have very similar proteins and cross reactions can occur. ...Read more
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
If you are sensitive: If you are sensitive to the proteins in these foods, your body makes antibodies that recognize them and set off an allergic reaction. Most foods have the potential of causing allergies, but a few are more likely and shellfish are among the 8 most common food allergens. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Important : Important to find out the type of fish first, making sure to differentiate a bony fish from a crustacean .Once that is figured out a blood or skin test is available to help determine what you are allergic to.This can be performed in an allergists office. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rash or stomach ache: Any true food allergy can cause a range of symptoms..An itchy rash is probably most common..But some people get nausea, diarrhea or if severe, even breathing problems. See an allergist to be tested, so you can verify your symptoms are an allergy(ie. Not an intolerance or other problem) and to help determine how severe an allergy you have. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it unusual to be allergic to onions, broccoli, spinach, carrots, peaches and eggs? I also have inhalant, dust, mold and pollen allergies.
Can you tell me about allergies to wheat, corn, peanuts, soy, walnuts, shrimp, clam, and scallops?
Food allergy: When it comes to food allergies, especially in patient with multiple food allergies like yourself, the diagnosis of it should be taken very careful so we don't over-diagnose it. Over-diagnosis will bring unnecessary burden to your quality of life. Diagnosing should be correlate with clinical symptoms of wheezing, hives, abdo pain... Lab tests help us gauge the risk of having food allergy only. ...Read more
Probably not: Oils are fats that don't usually cause allergic reactions (most allergies are directed against proteins). Manufacturers of fish oil supplements recommend that fish-allergic people avoid their product because they can't guarantee the absence of fish protein in their pills. One small study skin tested fish-allergic patients to fish oil and gave them supplements orally; none had an allergic response. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Yes: There is no bee venom in honey, so it can be safely eaten by people allergic to bees. There is not supposed to be any peanut protein in peanut oil, but there may be if it wasn't carefully manufactured. If you have had a life-threatening reaction to peanut, i wouldn't recommend betting your life on whether the peanut oil is pure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ocean allergy: The answer is no! fish allergy is due to a reaction to a protein in the fish itself. Some people with severe fish allergy will react even to airborne fish allergen if it is being cooked near them. Sea-bathers eruption is a rash that is caused by swimming in an area which has tiny jelly-fish larvae that have stinging cells called nematocysts, not from fish allergy. ...Read more
I'm allergic to crabs, shrimp etc but not to fish (salmon, tuna etc). Is it okay to take kelp supplements for my thyroid?
For people that are allergic to wheat or have hay fever, is it okay for them to take barley grass, alfalfa grass, and wheat grass supplement?
Maybe: Shellfish includes clams, oysters, lobster, crabs, shrimp, mussels, etc.... Some people are allergic to all shellfish. Some are allergic to only specific types and tolerate other shellfish. See an allergist for testing. Don't be foolish and take a chance. ...Read more
Office oral challeng: If you think you're allergic to shrimp or any other food for that matter discuss it with your physician or an allergist. Testing is simple - either on the skin or a blood test. Often that's enough to tell you not to eat the suspect food. When uncertain the food may be eaten in the doctor's office where trained medical personnel can assist you if you have an allergic reaction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Avoidance: Don't eat what causes allergy.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not necessarily: but better be cautious, sea food mix would contain shellfish, also shellfish might be cooked in the same pan and contaminates other fish meat, please see an allergist for testing and follow up, meanwhile keep an Epipen (epinephrine) and antihistaminic tablets handy for any accidental exposure, good luck ...Read more