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I've atopic dermatitis with white flaky itchy scalp when i don't eat soy fish diary nut my symptom get disappear my prick test food allergy is negative?

I've atopic dermatitis with white flaky itchy scalp when i don't eat soy fish diary nut my symptom get disappear my prick test food allergy is negative?

Avoid them: I am please something is helping your eczema. The relationship between food allergies and eczema is not well understoo. I would just encourage you to continue doing what works.D. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

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


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How common are fish allergies?

How common are fish allergies?

About 1 in 200: A 2004 study by scott sicherer et al pegged an overall rate of seafood allergy in the us at a little over 2% - that's one in 50. Most of that allergy was reported for shellfish. The rate of fish allergy was 0.6% - less than 1 in a 100 and closer to 1 in 200 persons. ...Read more

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Fish allergy, what to do?

Fish allergy, what to do?

Avoidance: The best treatment for a food allergy is avoidance. See an allergist for evaluation to determine just what you are allergic to. ...Read more

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What do you meant by fish allergy?

What do you meant by fish allergy?

Bony fish allergy: Main familes of seafood: bony fish (cod), bivalves (clam), crustaceans (crab), cephalopods (squid), gastropods (snail), with cross-reactivity within a family but rarely between families. Main symptoms: itchy/swollen lips/mouth/throat, nausea/vomiting, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, red/itchy skin, hives, runny/stuffy nose, chest tightness/wheezing, shortness of breath. Reactions occur within 1/2-2 hr. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: fish allergy?

What is the definition or description of: fish allergy?

Fish Allergy: Fish allergy is a reaction certain people get from eating certain fish. Pollock, salmon, cod, tuna, snapper, eel, and tilapia are among the fish that commonly trigger it. It is linked to an increased risk of severe asthma, oral allergy syndrome (in which the mouth itches or tingles after eating an allergen) or anaphylaxis, severe swelling and life threatening cardiac and gastrointestinal symptoms. ...Read more

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Is it possible to survive in japan with a fish allergy?

Is it possible to survive in japan with a fish allergy?

Yes: You will want to make sure to check and see if any food has been prepared in the presence of fish. You will also want to get a medic alert bracelet stating your fish allergy and an Epinephrine device such as Epipen (epinephrine) to have on hand if needed. ...Read more

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If my little brother has fish allergy, could he be cured from it?

If my little brother has fish allergy, could he be cured from it?

Maybe: Although there is no specific treatment, sometimes people lose their sensitive over time, or outgrow their allergy. ...Read more

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I have fish allergies. Does this mean that I am also allergic to frogs?

I have fish allergies. Does this mean that I am also allergic to frogs?

Unlikely: Although i can't say this for certain, I am not aware of any case reports or studies showing any cross-reacitivity between fish allergy and frogs. In fact, I have never heard of an allergy to frogs. On the other hand, frog is not a very common food, so allergy to it may be unrecognized. You should discuss your symptoms with your primary care physician or allergist. ...Read more

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