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Are fetal defects such as cleft hands detected through an anomaly scan? Had scan 8w ago all good now my baby's hand look like lobster claw on us pics

Are fetal defects such as cleft hands detected through an anomaly scan? Had scan 8w ago all good now my baby's hand look like lobster claw on us pics

Anatomy survey: Is typically performed between 18 and 22 weeks gestational age. At that time, the fetal anatomy has developed well enough to detect most anomalies. The arms, legs, hands and feet are typically part of a routine anatomy survey, so abnormalities should be identified at that time. ...Read more

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What are the health risks of lobster?

What are the health risks of lobster?

Sodium Load: Shellfish are high in sodium and can be adverse in individuals at reisk for heart failure. ...Read more

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Is eating lobster at night fattening?

Is eating lobster at night fattening?

Doesn't m,atter: Does not matter what you eat or what time of the day or night, the number of calories you over eat will correspond with the amount of weight you gain. ...Read more

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Is the lobster a shellfish?

Is the lobster a shellfish?

It's a crustacean.: There are 2 kinds of shellfish - crustaceans & mollusks. Lobster, shrimp, prawn, crab & crayfish are crustaceans relatives of insects and characterized by having claws. The other group of shellfish, the mollusks, include clam, cockles, oyster, mussels, scallops, snails, squid, octopus & calamari. If you are allergic to crustaceans you may not be allergic to mussels and vice versa. ...Read more

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Can eating lobsters make you live longer?

Can eating lobsters make you live longer?

Not heard that one: However there are reports that an enzyme in the lobster ( telomerase ) can protect against damage to their DNA through replication. This may increase the longevity of the lobster but I don't think it would change the longevity of the human who eats the lobster. ...Read more

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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

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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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Is it safe to eat lobster when pregnant?

Mayo Clinic says....: According to mayo clinic lobster should be cooked until it is "milky white." if you are pregnant. No undercooked shell fish. The good news is that mercury content is usually relatively low in lobster. Enjoy. ...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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Why is it that I am allergic to lobster but not crab and shrimp?

Why is it that I am allergic to lobster but not crab and shrimp?

Not unusual: Most people who develop a shellfish allergy are allergic to one or types. However, if you have an allergic reaction to one type of shellfish, it's a good idea to see an allergist for skin testing to the other types of shellfish before you go out to try them. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be allergic to lobster but not other shell fish?

Yes: Yes you can be allergic to lobster and not other shell fish. ...Read more

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Introducing a food to my child that I am allergic to like lobster and shellfish?

Doesn't inherit urs: Your kids may inherit a tendency but not the specific allergies. A way to monitor food issues is to keep a food calender with each child as you introduce them.If you list any associated events:diarrhea, hives, vomiting, etc for the 3-4 days after a new food you can have a record of possible reactions.If the listed event occurs any time you use a food, allergy or not, you might want to avoid them. ...Read more

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I'm just wondering, if you have type 2 diabetes can you eat lobster without the butter?

I'm just wondering, if you have type 2 diabetes can you eat lobster without the butter?

Yes: You can eat anything, but you have to do it in a well-balanced fashion and in moderation. You need to eat three meals a day, no snacks, and restrict your total caloric intake to less than you're burning off with exercise. It's 3500 calories to gain or lose a pound. You can even have butter -- but, you have to limit the amount of lobster eatenat one sitting, how often you eat it, and with what else. ...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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Is It safe to eat lobster while pregnant?

Is It safe to eat lobster while pregnant?

Generally - yes: The mercury content is not particularly high. Insure that it is fully cooked incase there are any parasites. ...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