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After Getting An Allergy Shot How Soon Can You Exercise
30 minutes: After an allergy shot, you need to wait in the office at least 30 minutes to be certain there are no reactions, so unless there is a treadmill in the office, you can't really exercise then. After that though, if you feel fine, there is no reason to wait to exercise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
I get occasional swelling over one eye during exercise also happened during series of sneezes. Happens 4-6 weeks do get allergy shots. MRI was clean?
Allergic: That fact that the swelling is associated with sneezing suggests that these are allergic reaction although having unilateral swelling is unusual. If the swelling occurs only when exercising outdoors, airborne allergens may well be the cause as well. Allergy shots works about 80% of the time and usually takes months to become effective. Try antihistamine by mouth or eye drop prior to exercise. ...Read more
Water-like material: Allergies to common inhaled substances such as pollen, dander, dust mite and mold can be identified by skin testing you to a variety of water like extracts. The extracts to which you react and thought to be important in causing your symptoms are injected in the fatty tissue on the back of your upper arm weekly at first until the doses built up and then monthly usually for 3-5 years. ...Read more
Allergies, i get shots and i'm on two medications and never get allergies. What could be wrong with me? Is that normal?
Depends: Indication for shots vary but generally they are advised for individuals with perennial nasal allergies, co-morbid conditions such as asthma, sinusitis, ear infections, severe symptoms that impair quality of life and sleep. Some people don't like to take meds, and shots provide the only non-medicinal long term treatment. ...Read more
Yes: There are several schedules used for allergy shots during the "build up phase." the most common is once a week. Other schedules include receiving allergy shots, 2-3 times a week or even 2 injections (one followed by another 30 minutes later) on the same day. The most aggressive is multiple injections in 1 day, but this has more risk of allergy reaction. At maintenance, once a month is typical. ...Read more
I've heard you can get allergy shots without actually getting a shot. Is that what allergy drops are for?
Yes: There are several studies going on, on sublingual immunotherapy, which is allergy drops and recently a grass allergy pill was approved. The drops are not fda approved yet. Some allergists prescribe them, consult an allergist in your area for best advice according to your allergies. ...Read more
If i tough out my allergies to my dog for long enough will my body eventually get used to it (like with allergy shots)?
Not usually: Chronic hives are typically related to 1. Physical (cold, heat, etc), 2. Autoimmune with antibody against ige receptor and 3. Idiopathic. (we don't know). Allergy shots will not help these. Usual triggers of acute hives are drug or food allergies-not treated with allergy shots. Bee sting reaction that resulted in generalized hives in adults would be treated with venom allergy shots. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there an allergy shot for things like pollen in the spring and fall i can get without having to do a bunch of tests?
No: First you need to identify the specific allergens with skin test or blood test for specific ige before you can be treated. There is no universal allergy treatment to cover all things you are allergic to. The testing is really not such a big deal since even a 5 year-old can handle it. ...Read more
Please help! I have had allergys for 2 weeks and have tryed every medicine & shot please help! i need to know how to get rid if them?
See Allergist: If you are concerned about persistent allergy symptoms despite various over-the-counter treatments the next step is to see an Allergist so that a more detailed workup and evaluation can be completed. ...Read more
I go once a week and get 2 allergy shots same day.i on 8th week they said I on maintenance dose already and dosage goes up next year .that normal ?
Allergy shots: Usually there is a build-up phase till maintenance dose is reached, then shots are spaced out to once every 4-6 weeks for the rest of the planned treatment period of 3-5 years,guided by several issues as response to therapy,alleviation of symptoms,need for other medications,quality of life, etc.., if no improvement after one year on maintenance,usually shots are discontinued, confer with ur doctor ...Read more
I have allergies all year long. I'm 35, f. If i get allergy shots, how frequently and for how long would i get the shots? Is it exp or cov by insur
No: Immunotherapy shots are used to help your body make immunologic changes that enhance your ability to tolerate exposure to a substance. In the case of food, gram quantities are ingested, vs inhalant allergens, in which much smaller quantities like nanograms or micrograms are inhaled. Food desensitizations are being done now by mouth as opposed to with shots. These methods are in the early stages. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)
Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more
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