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Doctor insights on: What Kind Of Fish Can I Eat If I Am Allergic To Shellfish

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If i'm allergic to shellfish, what seafood can I eat?

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 more

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Cant eat any seafood because I am allergic, so fish is not an option for protein. Any meal plan ideas?

Cant eat any seafood because I am allergic, so fish is not an option for protein. Any meal plan ideas?

Are You sure?: There aren many seafood allegies, but usually they are not to every fish and shellfish. So details may be important. Besides meat, protein is in eggs, soy and other preparations. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Not needed: Multivitamins have not been shown to improve health or longevity when studied scientifically. It would be better for you to follow a healthy and nutritious diet with a lot of veggies and fruits. ...Read more

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Is there a reason why I am allergic to fish but not shellfish?

Is there a reason why I am allergic to fish but not shellfish?

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

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Im allergic to shellfish, can I take fish oil? Krill capsules?

Im allergic to shellfish, can I take fish oil? Krill capsules?

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 more

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If we are allergic to fish and shellfish, can we still take fish oil pills?

Better not: There are vegetarian versions of omega-3 (dha&epa) supplements that are non-fish in origin google for online sources. ...Read more

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If your are allergic to chicken, most fish and shellfish, is it safe to take trip to asia?

If your are allergic to chicken, most fish and shellfish, is it safe to take trip to asia?

Yes: Your diet may be restricted and you may not always understand what is in a dish prepared by others so there is a problem. ...Read more

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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?

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