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Is immunotherapy in asthma effective?

7 doctors weighed in
Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

It is if this is the cause of your asthma.
I'm a pulmonologist who regularly refers to allergists for this reason and have had the therapy myself. It works for many sufferers to reduce their symptoms (and sometimes eliminate them).

In brief: Yes

It is if this is the cause of your asthma.
I'm a pulmonologist who regularly refers to allergists for this reason and have had the therapy myself. It works for many sufferers to reduce their symptoms (and sometimes eliminate them).
Dr. William Walsh
Dr. William Walsh
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Dr. John Overholt
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Yes

It is part of the nhlbi guidelines for asthma treatment.

In brief: Yes

It is part of the nhlbi guidelines for asthma treatment.
Dr. John Overholt
Dr. John Overholt
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Dr. Michael Palumbo
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Controversial

In general if allergies are a trigger of your asthma and if you have skin tested proven allergic rhinitis then getting allergies under control would help to improve asthma control.

In brief: Controversial

In general if allergies are a trigger of your asthma and if you have skin tested proven allergic rhinitis then getting allergies under control would help to improve asthma control.
Dr. Michael Palumbo
Dr. Michael Palumbo
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics

In brief: Can Be

If your asthma is triggered by allergic factors, immunotherapy may be very helpful.
Consulting with an allergist may be helpful.

In brief: Can Be

If your asthma is triggered by allergic factors, immunotherapy may be very helpful.
Consulting with an allergist may be helpful.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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