Questa volta abbiamo cercato: How is immunotherapy different from just general daily exposure to an allergen?
I’m allergic to cats but I want one and I’m looking for options to overcome my allergies other than taking pills.
Immunotherapy, as far as I know, involves insertion of small amounts of cat protein extract into the body over several visits, with the dosage increasing over time. The theory is similar to a vaccine; give the body a controlled amount of what it doesn’t like to teach it how to “beat” it, or, in this case, get used to it.
So how are immunotherapy shots any different from me just burying my face in a cat every day until I’m no longer allergic?
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