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Allergic Reactions To Allergy Shots
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
Not really: One wouldn't be allergic to allergy shots but because allergy shots contain the allergens one is allergic to one can have significant systemic reactions to allergy vaccine therapy. ...Read more
Are allergy shots only 3-5 years? Then after that are you no longer allergic to things you were allergic to after shots done?
Not really: may be longer time might pic new things ...Read more
I have bumps all over my body that itch like crazy! my dr says i'm allergic to something and wants me to get allergy shots. What else could it be?
Hives: Allergy shots are not recommended for hives. Itchy bumps sound like hives which can be caused by a variety of things such as infections, allergies, autoimmune illnesses, hormonal issues and hereditary problems. Allergy shots are reserved for hay fever and asthma - respiratory type problems. Hives can be treated with antihistamines and other types of pills. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there an alternative to weekly allergy shots to relieve constant sinus pressure in my face? I'm rarely exposed to what I'm allergic to.
Allergy shots: Or immunotherapy, is the only disease modifying treatment so far known that changes the immune system response to external allergens. It is not meant to be a decongestant by itself, other medicines to relieve pressure should be taken during the course untill the desired effect is felt, can take up to a year to feel the difference and course continues for 3-5 years but rather 4-6weekly shots, ...Read more
My 14 year old daughter gets allergy shots. The things she is allergic to she can eat now, . She has been throwing up for several years now. She has had every test done but everything comes back normal
When : When you say every test, what does that mean? Has she been seen by a pediatirc gastroenterologist? ...Read more
I want to try Ragwitek for Hay fever as opposed to allergy shots. The problem is that I am allergic to all pollens & dust. Would it help?
Yes and no: Ragwitek is an effective treatment for non severe asthmatics or others but this would only treat ragweed allergies. If this is your worst season then it is an effective treatment for those months but must be started 3 months prior. You would not be treating dust mite or other allergies you have though. If you have symptoms all year, allergy shots are more beneficial for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Antihistamines, nose sprays, and completing allergy shots are not getting rid of my allergic shiners. Need advice. ?
? Food allergies: Allergic shiners are commonly caused by food allergies. All the drugs & shots in the world won't help if you are eating foods you are allergic to. Standard allergy tests won't reliably detect. Try an elimination diet- avoid all dairy, gluten, eggs, corn, soy & almonds for 10 days, then add back one at a time. See http://www.Whfoods.Com/genpage.Php?Tname=diet&dbid=7. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm taking Aleve (naproxen) for mild knee injury. while getting allergy shots will it minimize reactions? Can it mask reactions? Should I let my allergist know?
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