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I was wondering if you could die from food allergies like shrimp?

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Dr. Arthur Torre
Pediatrics - Allergy & Asthma
5 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Food allergy can be as mild as an itchy mouth or as severe as anaphylaxis which can result in death.
For those with severe food allergy, it is important to always carry an auto-injector of Epinephrine like epi-pen or twinject. Eczema or atopic dermatitis can also be caused by food allergy. This type of allergy is not necessarily associated with an immediate type of reaction as above.

In brief: Yes

Food allergy can be as mild as an itchy mouth or as severe as anaphylaxis which can result in death.
For those with severe food allergy, it is important to always carry an auto-injector of Epinephrine like epi-pen or twinject. Eczema or atopic dermatitis can also be caused by food allergy. This type of allergy is not necessarily associated with an immediate type of reaction as above.
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Dr. Arthur Torre
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Dr. Andrew Murphy
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
3 doctors agree

In brief: FA can be life endin

Food allergy (fa) can be life threatening and ending.
Peanuts, tree nuts, fish and shellfish are the classic food that cause can cause severe life threatening reactions .. Although any food can cause the same.

In brief: FA can be life endin

Food allergy (fa) can be life threatening and ending.
Peanuts, tree nuts, fish and shellfish are the classic food that cause can cause severe life threatening reactions .. Although any food can cause the same.
Dr. Andrew Murphy
Dr. Andrew Murphy
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Dr. Arthur Torre
Pediatrics - Allergy & Asthma
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Food allergy can be as mild as an itchy mouth or as severe as anaphylaxis which can result in death.
For those with severe food allergy, it is important to always carry an auto-injector of Epinephrine like epi-pen or twinject. Eczema or atopic dermatitis can also be caused by food allergy. This type of allergy is not necessarily associated with an immediate type of reaction as above.

In brief: Yes

Food allergy can be as mild as an itchy mouth or as severe as anaphylaxis which can result in death.
For those with severe food allergy, it is important to always carry an auto-injector of Epinephrine like epi-pen or twinject. Eczema or atopic dermatitis can also be caused by food allergy. This type of allergy is not necessarily associated with an immediate type of reaction as above.
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