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How long and how often should I receive allergy shots?
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Dr. Richard Lavi
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
3 doctors agree
In brief: 1-6 months
Allergy shots help animal and pollen allergy sufferers the most to reduce their misery.
Once a maintenance dose is reach (a process that can taken 1-6 months), injections are spaced out to a 2-4 week interval as part of a maintenance plan. Injections that do not seem to be effective after a year may be discontinued. Injections may be continued for 3-5 years or longer if they are effective.

In brief: 1-6 months
Allergy shots help animal and pollen allergy sufferers the most to reduce their misery.
Once a maintenance dose is reach (a process that can taken 1-6 months), injections are spaced out to a 2-4 week interval as part of a maintenance plan. Injections that do not seem to be effective after a year may be discontinued. Injections may be continued for 3-5 years or longer if they are effective.
Dr. Richard Lavi
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: Allergy shots
The building process usually requires injections once per week (unless rush or cluster immunotherapy) until maintenance is reached, then you will receive allergy injections every 2-4 weeks.
Therapy is usually 3-5 years but can be shorter or longer based on results.

In brief: Allergy shots
The building process usually requires injections once per week (unless rush or cluster immunotherapy) until maintenance is reached, then you will receive allergy injections every 2-4 weeks.
Therapy is usually 3-5 years but can be shorter or longer based on results.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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