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How long does the immunotherapy take?

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Dr. Gary Steven
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
5 doctors agree

In brief: 5 years

Most people see results in as little as 9-12 months, and nearly maximum results by three years, and a full course of therapy is 5 years.
Symptoms often start to come back three to five years after stopping immunotherapy, so some patients prefer to continue the shots for much longer than 5 years.

In brief: 5 years

Most people see results in as little as 9-12 months, and nearly maximum results by three years, and a full course of therapy is 5 years.
Symptoms often start to come back three to five years after stopping immunotherapy, so some patients prefer to continue the shots for much longer than 5 years.
Dr. Gary Steven
Dr. Gary Steven
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Dr. David Menchell
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Immunotherapy-Time?

With immunotherapy ("allergy shots"), small amounts of allergy extracts, like pollens, house dust, and pet danders are injected usually once or twice a week to start, and slowly increased to avoid systemic or large local reactions.
It typically takes 4 to 6 months for the shots to start working. Once a stable (maintenance) dose is reached, they are continued for several years, every 2-4 weeks.

In brief: Immunotherapy-Time?

With immunotherapy ("allergy shots"), small amounts of allergy extracts, like pollens, house dust, and pet danders are injected usually once or twice a week to start, and slowly increased to avoid systemic or large local reactions.
It typically takes 4 to 6 months for the shots to start working. Once a stable (maintenance) dose is reached, they are continued for several years, every 2-4 weeks.
Dr. David Menchell
Dr. David Menchell
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Dr. Stevan Cordas
Internal Medicine

In brief: How long

I have ssen it work fairly quickly weeks to months in younger individuals.
Longer in some than others.

In brief: How long

I have ssen it work fairly quickly weeks to months in younger individuals.
Longer in some than others.
Dr. Stevan Cordas
Dr. Stevan Cordas
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