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On April 3, Dr. Oz declared “This year, you’re going to feel even more miserable than ever before.” Allergist Dr. Bassett explained why.
The staying power of OIT (oral immunotherapy) for milk allergy has been called into question with the results of a 5-year followup of test subjects.
A new, multi-center study shows significant improvement in allergen tolerance following a long course of under-the-tongue allergy drops.
Allergies to peanut are one of the most common and severe types of food allergies. When someone with a peanut allergy ingests peanuts, even a trace amount, that person is at risk of a severe allergic reaction, called anaphylaxis. An anaphylactic reaction includes more than one of the body’s systems, such as the respiratory tract, [...]
The doctor’s advice sounds clear enough – if pets make you wheeze and sneeze, stay away. But anyone with animal allergies knows life isn’t always so simple. Some people whose eyes are aflame after five minutes near a collie can live with a poodle without ever cracking a tissue box. Others find that regularly bathing [...]
What is immunotherapy? Immunotherapy is a form of treatment, commonly known as allergy shots, in which a patient with allergic rhinitis gets controlled exposure to allergens through injections. It will not be the first course of treatment. In immunotherapy, a doctor raises the allergen dose in your shots over a number of months and years [...]