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Immunotherapy

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Immunotherapy are allergy shots, injected by a doctor. Allergy shots are for patients that don't respond to medications. Exposure to the allergen in small doses, usually once a week shots, will make people less sensitive. Shots are used for allergens like dust, pollen, and mold. Immunotherapy can reduce symptoms of asthma.

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Many publications about sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) have been cited in recent years. Sublingual immunotherapy is widely used in Europe as a form of desensitization. Desensitization is a method of making a person less sensitive to allergy triggers (for example pollen, dust mites, cat, dog).  Sublingual Immunotherapy is different from…

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Kathi MacNaughton, Health Pro, commented on Strange reactions to allergy shots...… Sorry the shots didn't work out for you, Vicki! I empathize with being…

02/16/15

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James Thompson, MD, Health Pro, answered Can Allergy Immunotherapy Compromise My… Hi HCG, Sounds like you’ve been through a lot in your pursuit of…

01/30/15

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James Thompson, MD, Health Pro, posted Three New Allergy Products Hit the… Over 20 million people in America suffer from allergic rhinitis (hay fever),…

07/22/14

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Ellen Schnakenberg, Health Guide, commented on Sublingual Immunotherapy AKA Allergy… We used allergy drops for years. I hit a plateau with injections, as did my…

03/03/14

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