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Shellfish allergy maybe (once had itching) can I have soft shell and hermit crabs?
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Dr. Lily Hwang
Pediatrics - Allergy & Asthma
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In brief: Need further testing
Both shrimp and crab are considered shellfish.
You can be allergic to only one or both but should be tested by an allergist to be certain. Commonly restaurants do not keep their shellfish separate so need to also be careful with cross-contamination.

In brief: Need further testing
Both shrimp and crab are considered shellfish.
You can be allergic to only one or both but should be tested by an allergist to be certain. Commonly restaurants do not keep their shellfish separate so need to also be careful with cross-contamination.
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