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I am 24 years old and have been having allergic reactions to dogs. is there any help for me?

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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 34 years experience
Yes: While there is no cure for dog allergies, they can be controlled. Control can be accomplished through avoidance measures as possible, medication treatment with antihistamines, nasal sprays, etc. The best long term treatment is allergy immunotherapy better known as allergy shots. An allergist can review the risks, benefits, and alternatives of each of these approaches and get you some relief.
Last updated Dec 10, 2013

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