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A 34-year-old member asked:

Is it common to have swollen painful joints with immunotheropy for allergies?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 49 years experience
No!: Would be very rare ! i suspect you have joint inflammation by your description. Consult with a rheumatogist asap, ii see your pcp for an initial evaluation.

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A 39-year-old member asked:

Are swollen, painful joints common after immunotheropy for allergies?

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Dr. Alex Martinez
Specializes in Allergy
No: Immunotherapy (allergy injections) is the process of gradually exposing an individual to the airborne allergens that affect them to reduce sensitivity. Most shot reactions occur at the injection site & involve redness, swelling, & itching. Possible body-wide reactions include wheezing, hives, dizziness, and abdominal pain. Painful joints would be uncommon after an allergy shot.
Last updated Oct 2, 2016


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