A 45-year-old member asked:
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can you get immunotherapy shots for food allergies?

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Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Food allergy shot for food are not appropriate and can be dangerous. Clinical trials for food allergy shots have resulted in fatalities.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016

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Dr. Patrick Melder
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Yes: This is usually done with small incremental challenges of the food rather than shots.
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Dr. John Overholt
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No: There are no injection protocols for desensitization to foods. Oral desensitization is being carried out at several research centers, but is not read ... Read More
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Dr. Maziar Rezvani
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Experimental : At this point. You can look at what centers are offering clinical trials to participate.
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Dr. Oscar Novick
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What to?: Your question is somewhat confusing. If you have no allergy what are you going to have immunotherapy or desentization to? If you have symptoms keep a ... Read More

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