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What if immunotherapy fails and the person needs the medication they're allergic to (pennicillin)? Can the immunotherapy be tried again?

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Antibiotic allergy

There is no immunotherapy for penicillin or antibiotics.
There are desensitization procedures which are short-lived and allow patients to tolerate the antibiotic they are allergic to for a short-period of time. You will need to seek out an allergist who performs these types of procedures since not all allergists do these procedures.

In brief: Antibiotic allergy

There is no immunotherapy for penicillin or antibiotics.
There are desensitization procedures which are short-lived and allow patients to tolerate the antibiotic they are allergic to for a short-period of time. You will need to seek out an allergist who performs these types of procedures since not all allergists do these procedures.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Desensitization

If you need penicillin right away you should get desensitized to it now , the effect is not forever.

In brief: Desensitization

If you need penicillin right away you should get desensitized to it now , the effect is not forever.
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
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