Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

how long does an allergy shot take to work

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gene Kaplan
51 years experience Pediatrics
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
1
1 thank

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 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Drops of what? The best treatment depends on the source of the allergy. Speak with an allergist for proper guidance.
1
1 thank
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Months: The reason that allergy shot regimens take years to complete is because they have to go up on the dosage of allergen very slowly. The results are usu ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Allergy shots: Depending on the protocol that you and your doctor are following it takes on average 3 to 4 months, but you should ask your doctor this question, they ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Jerome
50 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Allergy shots?: Atopic dermatitis by definition may be associated with allergies. However, allergy shots are not considered first line treatment for atopic dermatit ... Read More
4
4 thanks
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Dr. Cody Mead answered
11 years experience Family Medicine
Give it a week: The initial symptoms of itching/swelling should go away fairly quickly - in the first 48 hours. The redness may last for a little while longer. Best ... Read More
1
1 comment
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Absolutely not: Prednisone is not usually indicated for nasal symptoms. See an allergist to find out what else can be done.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hold all medicines: To start with, although iron preparations usually don't cause allergy, could be a preservative or a non active ingredient, watch what you eat as well, ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Allergy shot: You really should discuss this issue with your allergist.

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