Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

can you exercise after allergy shot

A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean McGhee
22 years experience Allergy and Immunology
30 minutes: After an allergy shot, you need to wait in the office at least 30 minutes to be certain there are no reactions, so unless there is a treadmill in the ... Read More
1
1 thank
Dr. Joram Seggev
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
Wait longer: Because allergic reactions after a shot can occur up to 2 hours after you receive it, you should not exercise for that length of time. Most, but not ... Read More
3
3 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Allergic: That fact that the swelling is associated with sneezing suggests that these are allergic reaction although having unilateral swelling is unusual. If ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Transiently.: Exercise raises your body's adrenaline production and this may lead to decongestion in the nasal mucous membrane. However the effect is not long last ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Steven
29 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Two hours: Every allergist has their own rule of thumb; that's just mine. Exercise increases the flow of blood to the skin; this makes it more likely to absorb t ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Anaphylaxis: Severe reaction would be throat swelling, difficulty breathing, hives over body. That is why allergy shots should be given in office prepared for tha ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Severe reaction rare: Risks of local and systemic allergic reactions: 1/2000 shots. Very low risk of death associated with immunotherapy: 1 in 2.5 million injections. Due t ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Triceps: Usually posterior 1/3 of upper arms. Well tolerated and minimal irritation from movement / impact / etc.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
Varies: Allergy shots for cat allergy are usually moderately effective and in many individuals may be high effective. Many patients obtain complete remission ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: There are several schedules used for allergy shots during the "build up phase." the most common is once a week. Other schedules include receiving al ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: There is a cat extract that is available to be used on allergen immunotherapy for cat.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month