Port Neches, TX
A 38-year-old male asked:
Can allergy shots cause birth defects ?my wife and i plan to have try for a kid she concerned about it.its me that may need them .about to get testing
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
No evidence: Since the allergens used in the extracts are "natural" , they are not known to cause birth defect. Allergy shots should not be started when a woman is pregnant- not because of birth defect but because of the potential for an anaphylactic reaction. There is no restriction for the father.
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Last updated Feb 5, 2016
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