Fish allergyFFish allergyFish allergyEnglishAllergyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodyImmune systemConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2014-12-18T05:00:00ZVy Kim, MD, FRCPC;Anna Kasprzak, RN​9.0000000000000061.0000000000000969.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ConditionsHealth A-Z<p>Find out how to help your child manage a fish allergy.</p><h2>What is a fish allergy?</h2><p>A fish allergy is a reaction to one or more of the proteins in fish.</p><p>It can be easy to mistake a true fish allergy for histamine poisoning. Anchovies, mackerel, mahi-mahi and tuna can contain high levels of histamine when they are not properly frozen or refrigerated. When someone eats these improperly stored fish, they may experience similar symptoms to that of a fish or seafood allergy. See your doctor if you suspect your child has histamine poisoning.</p> ​ <h2>If my child has an allergy to fish, must they avoid all seafood?</h2><p>Some people may be allergic to one group of seafood, such as fish, but may be able to eat other groups of seafood, such as crustaceans, as long as the seafood has not come in contact with the fish in any way.</p><p>In addition, allergic reactions do not always occur within complete families of seafood. For example, a person can be allergic to salmon but not to other types of fish.</p><p>If your child has an allergy to a specific fish, speak to an allergist (a doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating allergies) before letting them try other types of fish. Your child may need to avoid all fish due to the high chance of cross-contamination (see below), as fish products are often processed in the same facility.</p><h2>Will my child always have a fish allergy?</h2><p>Most children with a fish allergy will continue to have it as they get older.</p><p>An allergist (a doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating allergies) can help you find out when to test your child and see whether they have outgrown their allergy.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>A fish allergy can be different for each person: for example, some people can eat all fish but must avoid seafood, but other people can tolerate some types of fish but not others.</li> <li>Most children with a fish allergy do not outgrow it. Consult an allergist regularly to see if there is any change in your child's allergy.</li> <li>Sources of fish include coffee, fried rice, salad dressing and gelatin. </li> <li>To prevent an allergic reaction, always read food product labels, avoid foods if you are not sure of the ingredients and avoid using utensils or containers that might have come in contact with fish.</li> <li>If your child's diet is limited because of a fish allergy, a registered dietitian can offer advice on getting a balanced diet.</li> </ul><h2>Possible sources of fish</h2> <p>Fish and other seafood are used in a wide range of packaged foods. Below is a list of some of the many food products that can contain fish.</p> <table class="akh-table"> <tbody> <tr> <td>Coffee</td> <td>Deli meats (bologna, ham)</td> </tr> <tr> <td>​Fried rice</td> <td>Gelatin</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Hot dogs</td> <td>Marshmallows</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Salad dressing (for example Caesar dressing)</td> <td>Soups and sauces</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Spring rolls</td> <td>Sushi</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Worcestershire sauce​ </td> <td> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table><h2>Reducing the risk of cross-contamination</h2><p>Cross-contamination occurs when a harmless substance comes in contact with a harmful substance, for example a potential allergen or harmful bacteria. If the substances mix together, the harmful substance taints the other substance, making it unsafe to eat.</p><p>Food allergens can contaminate other foods when, for example, the same food containers, utensils or frying pans hold a range of foods.</p><p>Avoid using utensils or containers that may have come in contact with allergy-causing foods and ask about possible cross-contamination when eating out.</p><h2>How can my child get the right mix of nutrients if they must avoid fish?</h2><p>The main nutrients in fish include protein, omega-3 fats, vitamin A, vitamin B 12, vitamin D, vitamin E, calcium, iron and zinc. Your child can still get these nutrients even if they must avoid fish and products that contain them.</p><h3>Nutrients in fish that are found in other foods</h3><table class="akh-table"><thead><tr><th>Nutrie​nt​</th><th>Where to find it​</th></tr></thead><tbody><tr><td>Protein</td><td>Milk, chicken, egg, beans, soy</td></tr><tr><td>​Omega-3 fats</td><td>Flaxseed oil, edamame (soybeans), radish seeds, omega-3 eggs fortified with DHA</td></tr><tr><td>​Vitamin A​</td><td>Sweet potato, pumpkin, liver, goat cheese, carrots, squash, spinach</td></tr><tr><td>​Vitamin B12</td><td>Milk, cheese, liver, beef</td></tr><tr><td>Vitamin D</td><td>Milk or soy beverage fortified with vitamin D</td></tr><tr><td>​Vitamin E</td><td>Spinach, red pepper, Swiss chard, wheat germ cereal, egg, almonds, sunflower seeds</td></tr><tr><td>​Calcium</td><td>Milk, buttermilk, cheese, yogurt, spinach, collards, beans, soy beverage fortified with calcium</td></tr><tr><td>Iron​</td><td>Spinach, tomato puree, edamame, lima beans, snow peas, instant oatmeal, cereal</td></tr><tr><td>​Zinc</td><td>Bran cereal, wheat germ, cheese, milk, beef, pumpkin seeds, baked beans</td></tr></tbody></table><h2>Can my child with a fish allergy enjoy sushi?</h2><p>Many kinds of delicious sushi rolls do not contain any fish. If you dine at a sushi restaurant, contact the restaurant ahead of time to tell them about your child’s allergy. Ask if the restaurant can provide seafood-free sushi that is uncontaminated by sushi rolls that contain seafood.</p><h2>When to see a dietitian about a fish allergy</h2> <p>If you have removed many foods from your child's diet because of a fish allergy, it may be a good idea to speak to a registered dietitian. The dietitian can review the foods your child still eats to decide if they are getting enough nutrients. If necessary, they can also recommend alternative foods that your child can eat safely.</p><h2>​Further information</h2> <p>Health Canada. <a href="http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/alt_formats/pdf/pubs/securit/fish-poisson-eng.pdf" target="_blank">Seafood (fish, crustaceans and shellfish) - One of the ten priority food allergens​</a></p>
Allergie au poissonAAllergie au poissonFish allergyFrenchAllergyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodyImmune systemConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2014-12-18T05:00:00ZVy Kim, MD, FRCPC;Anna Kasprzak, RN​Health (A-Z) - ConditionsHealth A-Z<p>Comment aider votre enfant à gérer son allergie au poisson.</p><h2>Qu’est-ce qu’une allergie au poisson?</h2><p>Une allergie au poisson est une réaction à une ou plusieurs des protéines présentes dans le poisson.</p><p>Une véritable allergie au poisson peut facilement être confondue avec une intoxication à l’histamine. Les anchois, le maquereau, le mahi-mahi et le thon peuvent contenir des niveaux d’histamine élevés lorsqu’ils ne sont pas congelés ou réfrigérés de manière adéquate. Lorsqu’une personne consomme du poisson ayant été entreposé de manière inadéquate, elle peut ressentir des symptômes similaires à ceux d’une allergie au poisson ou aux fruits de mer. </p><p>Consultez votre médecin si vous suspectez que votre enfant fait une intoxication à l’histamine.</p> <h2>Si mon enfant est atteint d’une allergie au poisson, doit-il éviter tous les fruits de mer?</h2><p>Certaines personnes peuvent être allergiques à une famille de fruits de mer, comme le poisson, mais être capables de consommer d’autres groupes de fruits de mer, comme les crustacés, pourvu que le fruit de mer n’ait pas du tout été en contact avec le poisson.</p><p>De plus, les réactions allergiques ne touchent pas toujours des groupes entiers de fruits de mer. Par exemple, une personne peut être allergique au saumon, mais pas à d’autres types de poissons.</p><p>Si votre enfant est allergique à un poisson en particulier, consultez un allergologue (un médecin qui se spécialise dans le diagnostic et le traitement des allergies) avant de le laisser essayer d’autres types de poisson. Votre enfant pourrait devoir éviter de consommer tous les poissons en raison du risque élevé de contamination croisée (voir plus bas), puisque différents produits de poisson sont souvent préparés dans les mêmes installations.</p><h2>Mon enfant sera-t-il toujours atteint d’une allergie au poisson?</h2><p>La plupart des enfants atteins d’une allergie au poisson conserveront cette allergie en vieillissant.</p><p>Un allergologue (un médecin qui se spécialise dans le diagnostic et le traitement des allergies) peut vous aider à déterminer le bon moment de tester votre enfant.</p><h2>À retenir</h2><ul><li>Une allergie au poisson peut être différente d’une personne à l’autre : par exemple, certaines personnes peuvent consommer de toutes les sortes de poissons, mais doivent éviter les fruits de mer alors que d’autres personnes peuvent tolérer certains types de poisson, mais pas d’autres.</li><li>La plupart des enfants atteints d’une allergie au poisson la conserveront en vieillissant. Consultez un allergologue de manière régulière afin de vérifier si des changements se sont produits dans l’allergie alimentaire de votre enfant.</li><li>Les sources de poisson comprennent le café, le riz frit, la vinaigrette et la gélatine.</li><li>Afin de prévenir une réaction allergique, lisez toujours les étiquettes des produits alimentaires, évitez certains aliments si vous n’êtes pas certain des ingrédients qu’ils contiennent et évitez d’utiliser des ustensiles ou des contenants qui pourraient avoir été en contact avec du poisson.</li><li>Si l’alimentation de votre enfant est limitée en raison de son allergie au poisson, un nutritionniste peut vous conseiller afin d’équilibrer son alimentation.</li></ul><h2>Sources de poisson potentielles</h2><p>Le poisson et les autres fruits de mer sont intégrés à un large éventail d’aliments emballés. Vous trouverez ci-dessous une liste de quelques-uns des nombreux produits alimentaires pouvant contenir du poisson :</p><table class="akh-table"><tbody><tr><td>Café</td><td>Produits de charcuterie (Bologne, jambon)</td></tr><tr><td>​Riz frit</td><td>Gélatine<br></td></tr><tr><td>Hot-dogs</td><td>Guimauves</td></tr><tr><td>Vinaigrette (comme la vinaigrette César)</td><td>Soupes et sauces</td></tr><tr><td>Rouleaux printaniers</td><td>Sushi</td></tr><tr><td>Sauce Worcestershire</td><td></td></tr></tbody></table><h2>Réduire le risque de contamination croisée</h2><p>La contamination croisée se produit lorsqu’une substance inoffensive entre en contact avec une substance nocive, un allergène potentiel ou une bactérie nuisible, par exemple. Si les substances se mélangent, la substance nocive altère l’autre substance, la rendant non sécuritaire à la consommation.</p><p>Les allergènes alimentaires peuvent contaminer d’autres aliments lorsque, par exemple, les mêmes contenants, ustensiles ou poêles entrent en contact avec une variété d’aliments.</p><p>Assurez-vous d’éviter d’utiliser des ustensiles ou des contenants qui pourraient être entrés en contact avec des aliments pouvant causer des allergies et informez-vous des contaminations croisées possibles lorsque vous mangez à l’extérieur.</p><h2>Comment puis-je m’assurer que mon enfant reçoit tous les nutriments nécessaires s’il doit éviter le poisson?</h2><p>Les principaux nutriments contenus dans le poisson comprennent les protéines, les acides gras oméga 3, la vitamine A, la vitamine B12, la vitamine D, la vitamine E, le calcium, le fer et le zinc. Votre enfant peut tout de même obtenir ces nutriments même s’il doit éviter le poisson et les produits qui en contiennent.</p><h3>Les nutriments présents dans le poisson que l’on retrouve dans d’autres aliments</h3><table class="akh-table"><thead><tr><th>Nutriment​</th><th>Où le trouver</th></tr></thead><tbody><tr><td>Protéine</td><td>Lait, poulet, œuf, légumineuses, soya</td></tr><tr><td>​Acides gras oméga 3</td><td>Huile de lin, edamames (fèves de soya), graines de radis, œufs oméga 3 enrichis de DHA </td></tr><tr><td>​Vitamine A​</td><td>Patate douce, citrouille, foie, fromage de chèvre, carottes, courge, épinard</td></tr><tr><td>​Vitamine B12</td><td>Lait, fromage, foie, bœuf</td></tr><tr><td>Vitamine D</td><td>Lait ou boisson de soya enrichie en vitamine D</td></tr><tr><td>​Vitamine E</td><td>Épinard, poivron rouge, bette à carde, céréale de germe de blé, œuf, amandes, graines de tournesol</td></tr><tr><td>​Calcium</td><td>Lait, babeurre, fromage, yogourt, épinard, chou cavalier, légumineuses, boisson de soya enrichie en calcium</td></tr><tr><td>Fer</td><td>Épinard, purée de tomates, edamames, fèves de Lima, pois mange-tout, gruau instantané, céréales à déjeuner</td></tr><tr><td>​Zinc</td><td>Céréales de son, germe de blé, fromage, lait, bœuf, graines de citrouille, fèves au lard<br></td></tr></tbody></table> <br> <h2>Mon enfant atteint d’une allergie au poisson peut-il manger des sushis?</h2><p>Plusieurs variétés d’excellents sushis ne contiennent pas de poisson. Si vous allez manger dans un restaurant de sushi, communiquez avec l’établissement à l’avance afin de leur mentionner l’allergie de votre enfant. Demandez si le restaurant peut préparer des sushis sans fruits de mer qui ne seront pas contaminés par des sushis qui en contiennent.</p><h2>Quand consulter un nutritionniste à propos d’une allergie au poisson</h2><p>Si vous avez retiré plusieurs aliments de l’alimentation de votre enfant en raison d’une allergie au poisson, vous devriez consulter un nutritionniste. Le nutritionniste peut examiner les aliments que votre enfant a conservés dans son alimentation afin de vérifier s’il reçoit les nutriments dont il a besoin. Si nécessaire, il peut recommander des aliments de remplacement que votre enfant peut manger en toute sécurité.</p>

 

 

Fish allergy807.000000000000Fish allergyFish allergyFEnglishAllergyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodyImmune systemConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2014-12-18T05:00:00ZVy Kim, MD, FRCPC;Anna Kasprzak, RN​9.0000000000000061.0000000000000969.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ConditionsHealth A-Z<p>Find out how to help your child manage a fish allergy.</p><h2>What is a fish allergy?</h2><p>A fish allergy is a reaction to one or more of the proteins in fish.</p><p>It can be easy to mistake a true fish allergy for histamine poisoning. Anchovies, mackerel, mahi-mahi and tuna can contain high levels of histamine when they are not properly frozen or refrigerated. When someone eats these improperly stored fish, they may experience similar symptoms to that of a fish or seafood allergy. See your doctor if you suspect your child has histamine poisoning.</p> ​ <h2>If my child has an allergy to fish, must they avoid all seafood?</h2><p>Some people may be allergic to one group of seafood, such as fish, but may be able to eat other groups of seafood, such as crustaceans, as long as the seafood has not come in contact with the fish in any way.</p><p>In addition, allergic reactions do not always occur within complete families of seafood. For example, a person can be allergic to salmon but not to other types of fish.</p><p>If your child has an allergy to a specific fish, speak to an allergist (a doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating allergies) before letting them try other types of fish. Your child may need to avoid all fish due to the high chance of cross-contamination (see below), as fish products are often processed in the same facility.</p><h2>Will my child always have a fish allergy?</h2><p>Most children with a fish allergy will continue to have it as they get older.</p><p>An allergist (a doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating allergies) can help you find out when to test your child and see whether they have outgrown their allergy.</p><h2>Other names for fish</h2> <p>Fish can have many names in ingredient lists. Learning these names can help you catch any hidden sources of fish in food.</p> <p>When buying packaged foods, always check the list of ingredients in the store and again when you bring the product home. It is also a good idea to check the ingredients every time you buy the food in case the recipe has changed. You can also call the manufacturer to ask about any recipe changes.</p> <p>The following table lists some names for fish. Use it when you are grocery shopping or calling food manufacturers.</p> <table class="akh-table"> <tbody> <tr> <td>Anchovy</td> <td>Bass</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Cap​</td> <td>Catfish</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Char​ </td> <td>Cod</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Eel​</td> <td>Halibut</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Herring​</td> <td>Mackerel</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Mahi-mahi</td> <td>Marlin</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Orange roughy​</td> <td>Pickerel (walleye)</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Pike</td> <td>Pollock</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Salmon</td> <td>Sardine</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Snapper</td> <td>Trout</td> </tr> <tr> <td>​Tuna (albacore, yellow fin, bonito)</td> <td>White fish</td> </tr> </tbody> </table><h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>A fish allergy can be different for each person: for example, some people can eat all fish but must avoid seafood, but other people can tolerate some types of fish but not others.</li> <li>Most children with a fish allergy do not outgrow it. Consult an allergist regularly to see if there is any change in your child's allergy.</li> <li>Sources of fish include coffee, fried rice, salad dressing and gelatin. </li> <li>To prevent an allergic reaction, always read food product labels, avoid foods if you are not sure of the ingredients and avoid using utensils or containers that might have come in contact with fish.</li> <li>If your child's diet is limited because of a fish allergy, a registered dietitian can offer advice on getting a balanced diet.</li> </ul><h2>Possible sources of fish</h2> <p>Fish and other seafood are used in a wide range of packaged foods. Below is a list of some of the many food products that can contain fish.</p> <table class="akh-table"> <tbody> <tr> <td>Coffee</td> <td>Deli meats (bologna, ham)</td> </tr> <tr> <td>​Fried rice</td> <td>Gelatin</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Hot dogs</td> <td>Marshmallows</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Salad dressing (for example Caesar dressing)</td> <td>Soups and sauces</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Spring rolls</td> <td>Sushi</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Worcestershire sauce​ </td> <td> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table><h2>Reducing the risk of cross-contamination</h2><p>Cross-contamination occurs when a harmless substance comes in contact with a harmful substance, for example a potential allergen or harmful bacteria. If the substances mix together, the harmful substance taints the other substance, making it unsafe to eat.</p><p>Food allergens can contaminate other foods when, for example, the same food containers, utensils or frying pans hold a range of foods.</p><p>Avoid using utensils or containers that may have come in contact with allergy-causing foods and ask about possible cross-contamination when eating out.</p><h2>How can my child get the right mix of nutrients if they must avoid fish?</h2><p>The main nutrients in fish include protein, omega-3 fats, vitamin A, vitamin B 12, vitamin D, vitamin E, calcium, iron and zinc. Your child can still get these nutrients even if they must avoid fish and products that contain them.</p><h3>Nutrients in fish that are found in other foods</h3><table class="akh-table"><thead><tr><th>Nutrie​nt​</th><th>Where to find it​</th></tr></thead><tbody><tr><td>Protein</td><td>Milk, chicken, egg, beans, soy</td></tr><tr><td>​Omega-3 fats</td><td>Flaxseed oil, edamame (soybeans), radish seeds, omega-3 eggs fortified with DHA</td></tr><tr><td>​Vitamin A​</td><td>Sweet potato, pumpkin, liver, goat cheese, carrots, squash, spinach</td></tr><tr><td>​Vitamin B12</td><td>Milk, cheese, liver, beef</td></tr><tr><td>Vitamin D</td><td>Milk or soy beverage fortified with vitamin D</td></tr><tr><td>​Vitamin E</td><td>Spinach, red pepper, Swiss chard, wheat germ cereal, egg, almonds, sunflower seeds</td></tr><tr><td>​Calcium</td><td>Milk, buttermilk, cheese, yogurt, spinach, collards, beans, soy beverage fortified with calcium</td></tr><tr><td>Iron​</td><td>Spinach, tomato puree, edamame, lima beans, snow peas, instant oatmeal, cereal</td></tr><tr><td>​Zinc</td><td>Bran cereal, wheat germ, cheese, milk, beef, pumpkin seeds, baked beans</td></tr></tbody></table><h2>Can my child with a fish allergy enjoy sushi?</h2><p>Many kinds of delicious sushi rolls do not contain any fish. If you dine at a sushi restaurant, contact the restaurant ahead of time to tell them about your child’s allergy. Ask if the restaurant can provide seafood-free sushi that is uncontaminated by sushi rolls that contain seafood.</p><h2>When to see a dietitian about a fish allergy</h2> <p>If you have removed many foods from your child's diet because of a fish allergy, it may be a good idea to speak to a registered dietitian. The dietitian can review the foods your child still eats to decide if they are getting enough nutrients. If necessary, they can also recommend alternative foods that your child can eat safely.</p><h2>​Further information</h2> <p>Health Canada. <a href="http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/alt_formats/pdf/pubs/securit/fish-poisson-eng.pdf" target="_blank">Seafood (fish, crustaceans and shellfish) - One of the ten priority food allergens​</a></p><img alt="" src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/fish_allergy.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/fish_allergy.jpgFish allergyFalsehttp://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/alt_formats/pdf/pubs/securit/fish-poisson-eng.pdf

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