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how does bee venom immunotherapy work?

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Dr. Javier Chinen
29 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Immune tolerance: The purpose of venom immunotherapy is to elicit immunological mechanisms to suppress the allergic reaction. The treatment involves administering progressively increasing amounts of bee venom without triggering a systemic allergic reaction. The role of the allergist is to control the speed of these increasing doses, and avoid inducing the reaction that is treated.
Answered on Apr 23, 2016
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