Lobster Allergy Test
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About Our Lobster Allergy Test
Note: Fasting is not required for this test.
This IgE antibody allergy test uses a blood sample to determine if you are allergic to Lobster, a common shellfish.
Shellfish is one of the eight most common allergies in the United States. There are two types of shellfish: crustaceans and mollusks.
Crustaceans are animals that have typically have two distinct body sections, a hard exterior shell, jointed legs, no backbone, and two pairs of antennae. Crustaceans include shrimp, crawfish, lobsters, prawns, and crabs. Mollusks are characterized as having a hinged, two-part shell, and soft, unsegmented body within. Mollusks include clams, scallops, oysters, and mussels as well as octopus, squid, and snails.
Symptoms of a Lobster allergy
Lobster allergies can include the following:
- Swelling of the face/joints
- Facial tingling
- Trouble breathing
- Closing of the throat
People may be allergic to crustaceans, mollusks, or both. Therefore, if you're worried that you have a lobster allergy, we suggest taking a more comprehensive shellfish allergy test, or at least adding a mollusk test to this one.
How Our Same Day Lobster Allergy Test Works
With HealthLabs.com allergy tests, you'll receive peace of mind knowing that you've received the easiest way to get tested for allergies!
Our method is simple:
- Order your test
- Visit the lab
- Receive results in 1 - 2 business days
Our labs don't require appointments; you can get tested the same day! And with over 4,500 labs nationwide, you'll be sure to find a location close to you.