Tight and burning of chest

Patient

Q: I was eating a half-raw prawn the other day. After eating it, i felt tightness in my chest and also a burning sensation followed after. I also had itchness in my throat and the whole duration lasted for about 30 minutes. I never had such a situation after eating cooked prawns other than just itchness on my lips. What is happening?

Symptoms:  Chest tightness, burning sensation on chest, itchness in throat
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