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How Allergy Shots Work

Allergy shots are a disease modifying treatment that help patients become less allergic. Listen as Dr Bubak explains. 

 

Have you heard of allergy shots? Have you always wondered how they work? Check out this video to hear Dr. Bubak explain how allergy shots work! If you’d like to learn more, schedule an appointment with Dakota Allergy & Asthma!

Watch video on youtube here.

Full transcript: Allergy shots are a nice disease-modifying technique of treatment. By that I mean we actually make you less allergic we do that by giving injections of what you're allergic to. That's way it's a different route, and makes your body become less and less allergic. When you get outside and get in that ragweed you're gonna feel better.

Topics: allergies, allergy shots

Mark Bubak, M.D.

About the Author: Mark Bubak, M.D.

Dr. Bubak is certified by the American Board of Allergy and Immunology to care for adults and children with asthma and allergies. He has been active in allergy research and education with special emphasis on new allergy testing and treatment methods. A South Dakota native, his medical degree is from the University of South Dakota School of Medicine, with Allergy and Internal Medicine fellowships at the Mayo Clinic.