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ok a couple month ago i was eating crablegs and went to sleep when I woke up my face was swollen does that mean i cant eat shrimp

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mstoy76

Asked by mstoy76 at 7:39 PM on May. 29, 2013 in Adult Children (18+)

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  • Probably but maybe not.
    KristiS11384

    Answer by KristiS11384 at 7:42 PM on May. 29, 2013

  • I wouldn't chance it
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 7:42 PM on May. 29, 2013

  • How old are you? That you don't know you are alergic to seafood or not? You must not eat it that much?
    I say eat on shrimp. Wait a half an hour. If you have not effects. You are ok.
    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 7:45 PM on May. 29, 2013

  • Go to an allergist. Get an epi pen & get tested.
    ILovemyPaulie

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 7:45 PM on May. 29, 2013

  • what did your doc say?
    Crafty26

    Answer by Crafty26 at 7:46 PM on May. 29, 2013

  • on=one
    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 7:51 PM on May. 29, 2013

  • I had a friend that discovered a shellfish allergy from eating at a hibachi grill where they cooked shrimp and scallops with the other meats. Go to an allergist and get tested.
    QuinnMae

    Answer by QuinnMae at 7:52 PM on May. 29, 2013

  • You can develope shell fish allergies at any age. My mom ate seafood all her life. She was about 45 when she had her first reaction. She can't eat any shell fish anymore. If you risk it get some benedryl to have on hand in case.
    PandaGwen

    Answer by PandaGwen at 7:54 PM on May. 29, 2013

  • If you think the crab legs were the cause I would avoid all shellfish, including shrimp.
    Dardenella

    Answer by Dardenella at 8:07 PM on May. 29, 2013

  • sometimes i eat shrimp or crab- i get red and splotchy
    sometimes not
    but every time when i have octopus
    just red blotches never swollen

    but swollen is kind of scary
    i would go to a doctor and get tests

    fiatpax

    Answer by fiatpax at 8:11 PM on May. 29, 2013

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