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Can someone have allergies to fish oil?

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Dr. Alex Martinez
Internal Medicine - Allergy
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In brief: Probably not

Oils are fats that don't usually cause allergic reactions (most allergies are directed against proteins).
Manufacturers of fish oil supplements recommend that fish-allergic people avoid their product because they can't guarantee the absence of fish protein in their pills. One small study skin tested fish-allergic patients to fish oil and gave them supplements orally; none had an allergic response.

In brief: Probably not

Oils are fats that don't usually cause allergic reactions (most allergies are directed against proteins).
Manufacturers of fish oil supplements recommend that fish-allergic people avoid their product because they can't guarantee the absence of fish protein in their pills. One small study skin tested fish-allergic patients to fish oil and gave them supplements orally; none had an allergic response.
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care

In brief: Yes

Yes people have reported allergy to fish oil.

In brief: Yes

Yes people have reported allergy to fish oil.
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care

In brief: Yes

Yes people have reported fish oil allergy.

In brief: Yes

Yes people have reported fish oil allergy.
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care

In brief: Yes

Yes we have seen allergies and high fish oil intake also had caused bleeding in some patients.

In brief: Yes

Yes we have seen allergies and high fish oil intake also had caused bleeding in some patients.
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