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What's effectiveness of allergen immunotherapy?

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Dr. Michael Palumbo
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: High if done correct

For stinging insect venom.Effectiveness approaches 99% .
For environmental inhalant allergies when appropriately tested and results interpretted by an expert before choosing relevant allergens to include in desensitization effectiveness has been shown for most symptoms up to 85%

In brief: High if done correct

For stinging insect venom.Effectiveness approaches 99% .
For environmental inhalant allergies when appropriately tested and results interpretted by an expert before choosing relevant allergens to include in desensitization effectiveness has been shown for most symptoms up to 85%
Dr. Michael Palumbo
Dr. Michael Palumbo
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Dr. David Menchell
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
2 doctors agree

In brief: IT effectiveness

There have been many studies showing the effectiveness of immunotherapy, measuring a reduction in symptoms and medication requirements.
A number of studies have dealt with pollens (ragweed, grasses, trees) and generally show a response rate of over 90% of individuals helped after one year with nasal allergies. Studies also show benefits with animal and dust allergies and in asthma.

In brief: IT effectiveness

There have been many studies showing the effectiveness of immunotherapy, measuring a reduction in symptoms and medication requirements.
A number of studies have dealt with pollens (ragweed, grasses, trees) and generally show a response rate of over 90% of individuals helped after one year with nasal allergies. Studies also show benefits with animal and dust allergies and in asthma.
Dr. David Menchell
Dr. David Menchell
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