New York, NY
A 28-year-old male asked:

Is there a way to get rid of allergies? i don't mean treat them, rather get rid of them completely.

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 59 years experience
Possible: Aside from total avoidance of the offending allergens , which is nearly impossible, allergy shots provide the closest solution you are looking for. About 80% of the allergic patients improve with allergy shots and the improvement may be maintained even long after the shots have been discontinued after a 3-4 year treatment. However the degree of improvement ranges from less to no medication need.
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