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Seafood Allergies
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How to Read a Label When You Have Food Allergies

When you or someone in your family has food allergies, the most important thing you can do to avoid an allergic reaction is to avoid the food.

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Can I Be Allergic to All Fish But One?

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Ask the Allergist: Adult-Onset Shrimp Allergy

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Profile: NFL Star Adrian Peterson

Allergic Living caught up with Adrian Peterson, the NFL’s 2012 MVP, to talk about his adult-onset shellfish allergy.

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Shellfish Allergy and Iodine: Is There a Link?

New research confirms that those with shellfish allergy are not more likely to react to radiocontrast material used to improve clarity

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Protein Links Shrimp and Roach Allergies

Inner-city kids who live in homes where there are cockroaches have significantly higher levels of the Immunoglobulin E (IgE) antibody that causes shrimp allergy, according to a study in the October issue of the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Tropomyosin, the allergenic protein in shrimp, is also found in dust mites, cockroaches and other […]

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Hidden Shellfish and Fish

Allergen Where It Hides Alternate Names Shellfish and Fish ethnic foods: fried rice, paella, spring rolls, sushi (California rolls) caponata (Sicilian relish) gelatin, marshmallows pizza toppings salad dressings sauces, for example, marinara, Nuoc Mâm, steak and Worcestershire spreads, for example, taramasalata (fish) deli meats, hot dogs (from gelatin) compost or fertilizers lip balm/gloss pet food […]

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Managing Shellfish and Fish Allergies

There is no cure for allergies to fish or shellfish, so people who develop allergies to seafood must avoid even small traces of the foods that cause them to react.

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All About Fish, Shellfish Allergies

It’s an experience that has puzzled thousands of seafood lovers across Canada and around the world: You’ve eaten fish and shellfish all of your life with no ill effects, and then one day, you’re eating some tasty tidbit from the sea – maybe some jumbo shrimp, some butter-drenched lobster, or some fresh-caught salmon – and […]

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What’s the Scoop on Airborne Seafood Reactions?

One of the biggest questions people have is whether it’s possible to react to a food through inhalation. While allergists stress that severe reactions to airborne food particles are uncommon, there are some instances in which allergenic food proteins can get into the air and potentially cause trouble. According to Dr. Scott Sicherer of the […]

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