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Anyone whos allergic to shrimp ever react to just the shell?

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Dr. Quan Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: No, not the shell

Allergic reaction to shellfish is due to specific ige reaction to the myotropin protein, not due to the shell nor the "iodine" of the shell.

In brief: No, not the shell

Allergic reaction to shellfish is due to specific ige reaction to the myotropin protein, not due to the shell nor the "iodine" of the shell.
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