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Are you currently suffering from allergic reactions? Immunology (or Allergy Shots) may be for you.
Allergy shots can be used to control symptoms triggered by:
Allergy shots have been proven to be an effective treatment, especially if you are experiencing one or more of the following scenarios:
Dr. Nguyen’s 10+ years of experience inform his recommendations for which allergies may require medication and when other methods may better suit a patient. Immunotherapy requires an understanding that only comes with years of devoted practice and study.
Each allergy shot contains a trace amount of the allergen or allergens that trigger an allergic reaction in an individual. These shots contain just enough allergens to stimulate a patient’s immune system, but not enough to cause a full-blown reaction. Over time, the doctor increases the dose of allergens in each allergy shot, strengthening the body’s immune system in the process.
Sublingual immunotherapy works similar to allergy shots, but unlike injections, sublingual immunotherapy is given as drops under the tongue. Patients take the drops in the convenience of their own homes instead of going to the doctor’s office every week for shots.