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Shellfish Allergy

There are two types of shellfish: crustaceans (e.g., shrimp, crab, and lobster) and mollusks (e.g., clams, mussels, oysters, and scallops). Most shellfish reactions are caused by crustacea, and the reactions are often severe. People allergic to one group of shellfish are not always allergic to both types, but allergists usually recommend avoiding […]