Allergy shots (immunotherapy) are a method of treating allergic
rhinitis and allergic asthma in which small doses of substances (allergens) are
injected under the skin. Allergy shots may reduce or eliminate sensitivity to
the allergen that causes an allergic reaction.
A doctor will do skin or blood tests to find out what
the person is allergic to. Allergy shots are available for some allergies to:
June 17, 2013
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Rohit K Katial, MD - Allergy and Immunology
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