Allergy Injections

patient being treated with allergy injections

Allergy Injection Testing

You may need an allergy test that uses a needle to inject a small amount of allergen extract into the skin on your arm (intradermal test). The injection site is examined after about 15 minutes for signs of an allergic reaction. Your allergist may recommend this test to check for specific allergen such as penicillin.

Allergy Shot Treatment

Allergen immunotherapy, also known as allergy shots, is a form of long-term treatment that decreases symptoms for many people with chronic allergy symptoms. Allergy shots are regular injections over a period of time to stop or reduce allergy attacks. Allergy shots are a form of treatment called immunotherapy with each shot containing a tiny amount of the specific substance or substances that trigger your allergic reactions.

Your allergy treatment plan may include medications, immunotherapy, changes to your work or home environment, or dietary changes. Ask your allergist to explain anything about your diagnosis or treatment that you don’t understand. With test results that identify your allergens and a treatment plan to help you take control, you’ll be able to reduce or eliminate allergy signs and symptoms.

Request an Appointment

For more information or to schedule an appointment for allergy injections at one of our several dermatology offices in Arizona, please contact us by calling (480) 556-0446 or leaving us a message with the contact form below.

We’re Open & Here for Your Skin Health

As a medical and surgical practice, Affiliated Dermatology® is open and committed to providing dermatological services. In order to safely accommodate our patients, we are taking necessary precautions and requiring face coverings well as daily temperature checks for all staff and patients. Our aesthetic department is now open for appointments—except for injectable services. Thank you for your continued patience and understanding during this time.

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