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Would pollen (birch) immunotherapy help resolve OAS? (Apple, hazelnut, peanuts ara h8, etc)

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Dr. Kristin Sokol
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Maybe

Will birch immunotherapy help with oral allergy syndrome? I agree with Dr. Al Hegab that the benefits are not fully understood at this point in time and immunotherapy solely for the purpose of treating OAS is not recommended.
However, if you also have allergic rhinitis and/or allergic asthma symptoms, immunotherapy could improve these symptoms, and maybe symptoms of OAS.

In brief: Maybe

Will birch immunotherapy help with oral allergy syndrome? I agree with Dr. Al Hegab that the benefits are not fully understood at this point in time and immunotherapy solely for the purpose of treating OAS is not recommended.
However, if you also have allergic rhinitis and/or allergic asthma symptoms, immunotherapy could improve these symptoms, and maybe symptoms of OAS.
Dr. Kristin Sokol
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Dr. Al Hegab
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Good question

The answer is: not yet, Oral Allergy Syndrome, or Fruit-Pollen syndrome, isn't yet fully understood, and whether immunotherapy to cross-reacting inhaled pollens immunotherapy would benefit patient afflicted with this syndrome is yet to be established.
Some studies showed positive impact on symptoms after treatment, but were still limited and the improvement was with ingestion of only small amounts

In brief: Good question

The answer is: not yet, Oral Allergy Syndrome, or Fruit-Pollen syndrome, isn't yet fully understood, and whether immunotherapy to cross-reacting inhaled pollens immunotherapy would benefit patient afflicted with this syndrome is yet to be established.
Some studies showed positive impact on symptoms after treatment, but were still limited and the improvement was with ingestion of only small amounts
Dr. Al Hegab
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