A 47-year-old member asked:
Do allergy shots (immunology) give relief for allergy symptoms?
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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter answered
41 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Shots work best: Allergy shots are the most effective method of treating allergies if avoidance is not possible. They help approximately 85% of patients get an average of 75% relief of symptoms and reduce medication use an average of 57% . They help more than most medications, but we usually try avoidance and medications first, because they are cheaper and more convenient.
Answered on Feb 3, 2017
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