Allergic to Shellfish - Symptoms
by Naomi West
or a chemical that can also be found in shellfish - like iodine - they will have mild to
severe symptoms. The most common of these include;

Itching
Hives
Eczema
Swelling of tongue, throat, lips, and other parts of the body
Stomach pain
Diarrhea
Vomiting
Wheezing
Trouble breathing
Tingling in mouth
Fainting
Dizziness
Causes

If you think that you have this type food allergy you should speak with your doctor
immediately. This allergy is caused when the immune system is not functioning
properly. It views the chemicals that make up this food to be harmful to the body
and will begin to produce and release antibodies which will actually work against our
body.

The best way to treat shellfish allergy is to avoid it altogether. Make sure that you
stay away from any type of shellfish and that nothing you eat has been cooked with
it. Also make sure that the people around you know what to do if you do go into
anaphylactic shock from eating it. Some doctors will have you carry around special
medicine to inject into yourself if this should happen.


About The Author

Naomi West

is one of the most common food allergy that people suffer from.
Another common type is an
.
There are many allergies that people
might have. One that is becoming
more popular is the shellfish allergy.
This is a type of food allergy that
makes it impossible for people to eat
lobster, shrimp, clams, and other
types of shellfish and marine animals.
Some people have mild symptoms
while others will experience
anaphylactic shock - which means
that their airways will close and they
will stop breathing.

Symptoms

When people eat any form of shellfish
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