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My daughter broke out in welts, but tested neg for shrimp allergy. Why?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Depends
Not all "tests" are 100% reliable in predicting future issues with an item but due rule out some of the more worrisome reactions.
Your "shrimp" exposure may not have been only shrimp. These are often prepared with a variety of spices (shrimp boil) all of which can separately trigger an allergic response.

In brief: Depends
Not all "tests" are 100% reliable in predicting future issues with an item but due rule out some of the more worrisome reactions.
Your "shrimp" exposure may not have been only shrimp. These are often prepared with a variety of spices (shrimp boil) all of which can separately trigger an allergic response.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
In brief: She may be reacting
To another 70 billion things.

In brief: She may be reacting
To another 70 billion things.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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