Don’t just manage allergy symptoms–prevent or reduce them with allergy shot treatment in Stevenson Ranch CA
Are you tired of trying to manage your allergies with medications that may be ineffective or bring undesirable side effects? You may want to consider allergy shots in Stevenson Ranch CA. Allergy shots have been used successfully for over 100 years, and they can help with almost all kinds of allergies except food allergies. When you trust us with your allergy shot treatment, you can rest assured that we will follow the protocols endorsed by the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology for a safe and effective result.
Hay Fever Allergy Shots
Because the allergens that trigger hay fever (and allergic asthma) are so pervasive in the environment, it is extremely hard to manage hay fever by avoidance. For many individuals, medications are not a satisfactory solution either. However, with allergy shots in Stevenson Ranch CA you can develop a tolerance for common allergens like:
- Pet Dander
- Dust Mites
Insect Sting Allergy Shots in Stevenson Ranch CA
For most people, an insect bite or sting is a minor annoyance. But for allergic individuals, it has the potential to be deadly if anaphylactic shock occurs. Fortunately, you can safely reduce your sensitivity with insect sting allergy shots in Stevenson Ranch CA. Allergy shots have been proven effective in reducing sensitivity to the venom of:
- Yellow Jackets
- Paper Wasps
- Fire Ants
What to Expect from Allergy Shot Treatment in Stevenson Ranch CA
Allergy shot treatment consists of three main phases:
- Testing: Using a combination of allergy testing and medical history evaluation, your allergy doctor will confirm which specific allergens need to be included in your allergy shot treatment in Stevenson Ranch CA.
- Build-Up Phase: During the first phase of treatment, you will get an allergy shot 1 or 2 times per week. The build-up phase may last anywhere from 3 to 6 months, depending on how long it takes to slowly and safely increase the amount of allergen in each shot to the appropriate level for building immunity.
- Maintenance Phase: Once the target dose has been reached, you will continue to receive allergy shots every 2 to 4 weeks for 3 to 5 years. Though you will likely begin to see significant reduction in allergy symptoms after 1 year of treatment, you will need to stick with the treatment to maximize its effectiveness.
Ready to Learn More?
Want more information about allergy shots in Stevenson Ranch CA? Please call 805-658-9500 now for an appointment at Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology Medical Group.