A 37-year-old male asked:
Allergy shots or antihistamine pills which works better?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Tipu Sultan answered
Specializes in Allergy
Allergy shots: antihistamines only cover up symptoms and don't cure anything. Allergy shots treat the cause and that is why with successful immunotherapy you can get rid of antihistames. One complication of nasal allergy treated symptomatically is development of asthma. On the other hand if you treat the cause you prevent complications
Answered on Aug 5, 2015
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