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What Kind Of Fish Can I Eat If I Am Allergic To Shellfish
Finned fish: Most people who are shellfish allergic can eat finned fish (salmon, tuna, cod, etc) without a problem. You may be able to eat mollusks (clams, squid, octopus). For both, you should check with your doctor, as some testing can be helpful to make these recommendations specifically for you, and specific recommendations vary depending on how severe your reaction was and your test results. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can i reduce my severe food allergies? I've just learned that i'm allergic to shellfish and nuts. I'm 50 years old and have never had a reaction to any type of seafood, or any other food, until recently. Why would i suddenly develop food allergies? Are th
Cant eat any seafood because I am allergic, so fish is not an option for protein. Any meal plan ideas?
Which type of vitamins should I take for my age, women's one a day? Allergic to seafood, will vitamins with fish oil have cause an allergic reaction?
Fishy allergies: Fish and shellfish share few allergens. Usually we divide seafood allergies into three categories: crustaceans such as crab, shrimp and lobster, mollusca including clams, oysters and mussels, and finned fish such as salmon and tuna. Within each group people often react to many or all of the individuals. While you can be allergic to all three groups, there is little cross-reactivity between them. ...Read more
Fish oil vs shellfis: Generally fish oil is produced from oily type fish ie bluefish or salmon so it should be safe to take for people with true shellfish allergies. Krill because it is a type of shrimp - may be more of a challenge - if possible i would stick to fish oil. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is there anything like glucosamine and condrontin that i could use for my joints that is not derivived from shell fish i'm very allergic to shellfish?
May not be helpful: My orthopoedic associates have told me that there's no real data to support the regular use of the supplements glucosamine/chondroitin. They recommend saving your money, and use Ibuprofen or naprosyn (naproxen) on an as needed basis. Otherwise, i can't help you. Good luck. ...Read more
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