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Posted by: Pieter | 2009-02-16

Shelfish Allergy

Accute allergic reaction to Shelfish - What other foods/spices should I avoid?

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Dear Pieter
Have you been tested to determine if you are only allergic to shellfish or if you also have cross-reactivity to other types of fish? If not, please aks your dr to send you for the necessary tests. To read more about food allergies click on 'Diet' at the top of this page and then on 'Allergy & intolerance'. You can also contact the Allergy Association by visiting their Website at: www.allallergy.net to find out more about allergies. You will have to read food labels carefully and be vigilant when eating in restaurants to avoid contamination of other foods by shellfish (e.g. oil that may be used to fry shellfish that is then use to fry chips, etc).
Best regards
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