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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.

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How do I manage my seafood allergy on a daily basis?
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What is a seafood allergy?
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A seafood allergy is an overreaction by your immune system to seafood. Normally, your body's immune ...
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Will my children outgrow their seafood allergy?
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Children outgrow most food allergies, but seafood allergies are a little different. In fact, seafood...
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How do medications treat a seafood allergy?
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A seafood allergy can be best treated, and prevented, by avoiding seafood. Medications cannot treat ...
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