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What is venom immunotherapy?

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Dr. Michael Palumbo
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Bee or Wasp allergy

Venom includes bees wasps hornets and fire ants.
Immunotherapy is a series of desensitization injections. Most often starting weekly and progressing to every 6 weeks in most cases. There are rush immunotherapy programs in place as well. Traditional immunotherapy continues for 5 years in most cases.

In brief: Bee or Wasp allergy

Venom includes bees wasps hornets and fire ants.
Immunotherapy is a series of desensitization injections. Most often starting weekly and progressing to every 6 weeks in most cases. There are rush immunotherapy programs in place as well. Traditional immunotherapy continues for 5 years in most cases.
Dr. Michael Palumbo
Dr. Michael Palumbo
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Dr. Javier Chinen
Pediatrics - Allergy & Asthma
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Tolerate sting

Venom immunotherapy is a treatment to induce tolerance to insect venom (bee, wasp, hornets) to reduce the risk of severe allergic reaction in a patient with allergic senstivity to the insect venom.

In brief: Tolerate sting

Venom immunotherapy is a treatment to induce tolerance to insect venom (bee, wasp, hornets) to reduce the risk of severe allergic reaction in a patient with allergic senstivity to the insect venom.
Dr. Javier Chinen
Dr. Javier Chinen
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