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Having asthma puts you at a greater risk of having a systemic allergic reaction during allergy shots, according to research presented at the AAAAI conference in Atlanta in March 2017. The data comes from an analysis of 46.6 million visits for allergy shots (subcutaneous immunotherapy) and sublingual immunotherapy, in which patients take a dose of […]
Millions of Americans suffer serious reactions to cats. But a novel therapy aims to change all that – in 4 quick shots.
On April 3, Dr. Oz declared “This year, you’re going to feel even more miserable than ever before.” Allergist Dr. Bassett explained why.
From the Summer 2011 edition of Allergic Living magazine. Spring and early summer present a constant dilemma for people allergic to grass. It’s a choice between dodging pollen behind tightly sealed windows, or engaging in a battle with the blades, hoping antihistamines, nasal sprays and eye drops will keep the worst of the symptoms at […]
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 […]