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Allergy Shots
KimberTG posted:
Most allergy shots are just the same stuff you get otc with a steroid added...check with your Dr and other resources...
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choo_chu responded:
Allergy shots don't contain medicine. They contain small amounts of the stuff you're allergic to (allergens), which causes an immune response so your body get used to the allergens and you have fewer symptoms. If your doctor told you they actually contain medicine, I'd stay far, far away from that doctor.

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