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  • If you have a severe allergic reaction, call triple zero (000) and ask for an ambulance.
  • Shellfish and fish allergies are more common in adults and adolescents than in younger children.
  • Symptoms vary and range from mild reactions to a life-threatening severe allergic reaction.
  • Visit your doctor to discover what is causing your allergy.
  • The best way to manage a shellfish or fish allergy is to avoid the food to which you are allergic.
  • Speak to your doctor about making an action plan for your allergic reactions. 

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Reviewed on: 13-07-2017