A 29-year-old female asked:
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Is allergy shots made of steroid?

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Dr. Eddie Cheng
Specializes in Family Medicine
No : Allergy shots are usually prepared by extract of the allergen that is identified in your allergy skin test. They are not made of steroid. When they are given over the course of immunotherapy, your body is expected to be desensitized.
Answered on Sep 29, 2016

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