A 34-year-old male asked:
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allergy shots.they work i feel better. except when pollen is real bad. if it doesn't work for high pollen will making shot stronger help or more often.

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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Probably: Although allergy shot has a success rate of >80%, a good portion of the patients need still need to take medication. Increasing the dose pre- but not during the season may help. A few patients may need a reduction in allergen dose during the peak pollen season. Have you asked your doctor to give you a nasal steroid-antihistamine combination ? Oral steroid not indicated. See b/c allergist.
Answered on Feb 25, 2014

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