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Allergy, Individual Marker, SHRIMP

Overview

Allergy, Individual Marker, Shrimp is an allergy test to detect allergies caused due to shrimp. It is a type of crustacea allergy, mostly caused by shrimps which can be life-threatening.

What is Allergy, Individual Marker, Shrimp?

Allergy, Individual Marker, Shrimp is a blood test to detect allergy which can develop anytime if you are exposed to shrimps. This allergy is an abnormal response by the body’s immune system to proteins in shrimps. This type of allergy can tend to be severe.

Why is Allergy, Individual Marker, Shrimp suggested?

Allergy, Individual marker, Shrimp is suggested if a physician suspects some symptoms such as:

  • Tingling in the mouth
  • Abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting
  • Breathing issues or wheezing
  • Swelling of the face, lips, throat or hands, and itching
  • Lightheadedness or fainting

How is Allergy, Individual Marker, Shrimp performed?

Allergy, Individual Marker, Shrimp tests involve:

  • Collecting blood sample using a syringe.
  • Testing the sample using Radioallergosorbent or other techniques

The results are given a few days after the test.

What parameters are measured in Allergy, Individual Marker, Shrimp?

The parameters of Allergy, Individual Marker, Shrimp measures the level of Immunoglobulin E antibodies in the bloodstream.

Preparations before performing Allergy, Individual Marker, Shrimp

No prior preparation is needed before performing the test. In some cases, the doctor may recommend not to take certain food items or medicines.

Post-care after Allergy, Individual Marker, Shrimp

If one is allergic to shrimps he should take care. It is recommended to use pain-reducing medicines if the pain is unbearable.

Sample types of Allergy, Individual Marker, Shrimp

Only an intravenous blood sample is required.

Patients with shrimp allergy can consult labs of Allergy, Individual Marker, Shrimp through mfine. Download the mfine app and figure out an appropriate plan of action.

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Side effects/risks of Allergy, Individual Marker, Shrimp

Some of the side effects of Allergy, Individual Marker, Shrimp are:

  • Pain due to the pricking of the skin.

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