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Real lobster allergy?

Real lobster allergy?

Yes: Lobster is related to shrimp and crab. Each of these is a common cause of life threatening allergy. If you are having symptoms after eating any of these you should be evaluated by a board certified allergist. Do no eat any shellfish until you have been cleared. ...Read more

Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Lobster Allergy (Definition)

Allergy to any food, in this case lobster will cause symptoms of oral itching, lip or tongue swelling, hives, breathing difficulty and/or throat closure etc. Food allergy is diagnosed with clinical history followed by skin or blood test and that information helps establish the diagnosis and ...Read more


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How long does lobster allergy last?

How long does lobster allergy last?

Life long usually.: Most shellfish allergy is life long. Repeat testing and possible oral challenge may help determine if the allergy has resolved. ...Read more

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How long would a lobster allergy last?

How long would a lobster allergy last?

Long time: Peanut, tree nut and shellfish allergies tend be very long lived allergies. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Lobster allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Lobster allergy?

Seafood Allergy: Allergy to any food, in this case lobster will cause symptoms of oral itching, lip or tongue swelling, hives, breathing difficulty and/or throat closure etc. Food allergy is diagnosed with clinical history followed by skin or blood test and that information helps establish the diagnosis and severity of the allergy. ...Read more

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I have a level 3 allergy to lobster and a level 5 allergy to dust. What is the cause of this?

I have a level 3 allergy to lobster and a level 5 allergy to dust. What is the cause of this?

Sensitization.: A positive immunocap ige or allergy prick test to food is at best 50% predictive of a positive response on food challenge. Usually, the higher the response, the higher the likelihood of being allergic to that food. You should talk to your allergist about this. By the way, I am not referring to igg antibody to foods. ...Read more

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Might have shrimp allergy. Not tested. Can I have lobster bisque or crabcakes?

Might have shrimp allergy. Not tested. Can I have lobster bisque or crabcakes?

Absolutely NOT!: Do not eat any shellfish until after you have been seen by a board certified allergist and told that you are not allergic to shellfish. Doing so may result in severe allergic reaction or death. All shellfish cross react including lobster, crab, shrimp and crayfish. ...Read more

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How can seafoods like lobster, crab and squid cause food allergies?

How can seafoods like lobster, crab and squid cause food allergies?

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 more

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I am having a terrible allergy reaction! What to do?

Allergic reaction: You did not specifiy any symptoms, so the only advice I can give you is to immediately head to the er to get treated. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of tree nut allergies reaction?

What are the symptoms of tree nut allergies reaction?

Typical Allergy Sy: Tree nut allergy can present with runny nose, itchy nose and eyes, itchy skin, lip/tongue or throat swelling, hives, wheezing, asthma symptoms, belly pain, nausea, vomiting, passing out and rarely death. ...Read more

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Is there a reason why I am getting an allergy reaction to my lipgloss?

Is there a reason why I am getting an allergy reaction to my lipgloss?

Lip gloss: A number of chemicals in lip gloss can cause topical allergic reactions. You should see an allergist or dermatologist to undergo a patch test and find out which chemical you reacted to. ...Read more

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If you have sesame allergies, are there any foods with sesame you won't have a reaction with?

If you have sesame allergies, are there any foods with sesame you won't have a reaction with?

No: If you are allergic to sesame seeds, the best thing is to read labels and make sure you do not eat, touch or inhale anything that contains them. ...Read more

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Are all anaphylaxis reaction allergy related?

Are all anaphylaxis reaction allergy related?

No answer: The question makes no sense. Try again with a specific question including the details. ...Read more

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Doctors, what are things that can stop a food allergy reaction?

Doctors, what are things that can stop a food allergy reaction?

Allergy: Over the counter Diphenhydramine (Benadryl) can be very helpful.
If allergy is life threatening you should have your doctor prescribe an EpiPen (epinephrine). ...Read more

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What is allergy reaction to elastic bands used with braces like?

What is allergy reaction to elastic bands used with braces like?

Extremely rare: Swelling and itching of tissues that are in contact with the elastics. If you have a problem call your orthodontist for advice. ...Read more

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Can I take canesten oral while taking reaction allergy medicine?

Can I take canesten oral while taking reaction allergy medicine?

No: Not if you are taking allergy medicine for canesten oral ingredients, nor take it if you are taking astemezole, or have terfenadine laying around since it has been off market for couple of years now (also known as seldane). ...Read more

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What are symptoms of delayed reaction allergies in young children?

What are symptoms of delayed reaction allergies in young children?

Delayed reaction: Symptoms do not appear for hours or even days. Poison ivy and similar plants cause some of the best-known delayed hypersensitivity reactions. When a person first touches the plant, no reaction occurs for the first 24 to 48 hours.

Read more: http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/253484-types-of-delayed-reaction-allergies/#ixzz2vcsli9lf. ...Read more

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How do I know wether my face is having allergy reaction or just normal breakouts?

How do I know wether my face is having allergy reaction or just normal breakouts?

Several differences: Normal breakouts usually are pimples, small bumps with pus in them. Allergic reactions often involve a lot of itching and a fine sandpaper like rash. Allergic reactions also often involve some swelling of the tissues of the face. If you experience any shortness of breath this could also be an allergic reaction and you should go to hospital if this occurs. ...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