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What are allergy shots and do they help treat eczema?

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Allergy shots slowly expose your body to more and more of something that triggers your allergies. Over time, these shots can stop allergy symptoms. They can also help some people with their eczema.

SOURCES:

American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology: "Eczema in Children," "Testing Standards."

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America: "Dust Mite Allergy," "Mold Allergy," "Pollen Allergy."

Flohr, C. , February 2014. Journal of Investigative Dermatology

McLean, W.H. , January 2011. F1000 Reports Medicine

National Eczema Association: "Causes & Triggers," "What About Food Allergies?" "What About Other Allergies?"

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: "Pollen Allergy."

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on June 04, 2018

SOURCES:

American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology: "Eczema in Children," "Testing Standards."

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America: "Dust Mite Allergy," "Mold Allergy," "Pollen Allergy."

Flohr, C. , February 2014. Journal of Investigative Dermatology

McLean, W.H. , January 2011. F1000 Reports Medicine

National Eczema Association: "Causes & Triggers," "What About Food Allergies?" "What About Other Allergies?"

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: "Pollen Allergy."

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on June 04, 2018

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