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Allergy Treatment


Treating People with Allergic Diseases

Doctors use three general approaches to helping people with allergies:

Advise them on ways to avoid the allergen as much as possible, prescribe medication to relieve symptoms, and give a series of allergy shots.

Although there is no cure for allergies, one of these strategies or a combination of them can provide varying degrees of relief from allergy symptoms. View the following pages for more information on treatments for allergies:



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References and Sources: Medline, Pubmed, National Institutes of Health.


last update: November 2008


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