- Q Can I take coral calcium if I have a seafood allergy?
Most people with seafood allergies should avoid coral calcium. Taken from coral reefs, this supplement can cause an allergic reaction in people with seafood allergies. Someone with a seafood allergy could experience the same symptoms-including a rash,... Full Answer
- Q Is a seafood allergy serious?
Most people have mild reactions to seafood allergies, but some people can have severe reactions that are serious. Serious reactions cause anaphylaxis, where airways become blocked and breathing is impeded. It's possible to go into shock with this type of... Full Answer
- Q Is a seafood allergy a common food allergy?
Seafood allergies are some of the most common food allergies. Two different types of underwater creatures-fish (like bass) and crustacean shellfish (like lobster)-fall under the seafood allergy umbrella. Those two foods are part of the top eight major... Full Answer
- Q Can I have allergic reactions by eating fish?
Dr. Michael T Murray, Naturopathic MedicineAllergic reactions to fish and shellfish are commonly reported in both adults and children. It is generally recommended that people who have had an allergic reaction to one species of fish, or positive skin tests to fish, avoid all fish. The same rule... Full Answer
- Q Can I develop a seafood allergy as an adult?
Yes, you can develop a seafood allergy as an adult. Unlike most food allergies, which are more typical in children, seafood allergies are actually more common in adults. However, they can develop at any time in your life. Full Answer
- Q How can I protect my child from a seafood allergy?
You will not be able to protect your child from the development of a seafood allergy, but it is possible to protect them from additional allergic reactions. To do so, keep your child from eating or being exposed to seafood. It is also important that you... Full Answer
- Q What is the rate of incidence for a seafood allergy?
Seafood allergies are some of the most common types of food allergies. In fact, it is actually two (fish and crustacean shellfish) of the top eight foods that account for 90 percent of all food allergens. However, though this sounds like a lot, the... Full Answer