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How long does an allergy shot take to work

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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See details: Drops of what? The best treatment depends on the source of the allergy. Speak with an allergist for proper guidance.

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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Absolutely not: Prednisone is not usually indicated for nasal symptoms. See an allergist to find out what else can be done.
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Re-evaluation: if you are on all those medicines, regular and not benefiting, so you need to be reevaluated, medicines don't work equally for all patients, doses mig... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gene Kaplan
Pediatrics 52 years experience
Moisture/antinflam: Atopic dermatitis is managed by reducing the tendency to scratch, which causes a flare, so reduce all forms of rubbing; cetaphil/ probiotics. If worse... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Probably: This drug has been on the market for quite a while. It is simply the isolated/active portion of the drug loritadine that has been around for decades (... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Yes: You can safely take it 2 to 3 times a day but should follow the regular dose if a decongestant is present - usually indicated by a -d or decongestant... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 33 years experience
Nasal steroid sprays: The most effective treatment for allergic rhinitis is topical nasal steroid sprays such as qnasl, Flonase or nasonex (mometasone). Antihistamines can... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
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1/2 to 1 hour: Some antihistamines require metabolism in the liver to be converted into the most effective form to block histamine. These antihistamines take at lea... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Kimura
Allergy and Immunology 35 years experience
Timing: Antihistamines work by blocking histamine receptors in your body. If the receptors are all full of histamine already (reaction has occurred), then th... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 42 years experience
It depends what type of the allergy and how long. In general, you should see the symptom improvement in 1-2 days.

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