Rapid allergy desensitization procedures such as Rush or Cluster are safe, effective options that are covered well by insurance companies and get your dose of shots where you receive relief much more quickly.
Atopic dermatitis, or eczema, is a miserable condition. Itching brings on the scratch, which spreads the rash, and a vicious cycle ensues. Many rashes itch, but with eczema, the rash does not appear until after you scratch it.
Many allergists continue to follow recommendations made 30 or 40 years ago. We base our recipes on guidelines published in 2011. Maybe that is why we hear “these shots have changed my life” more often than “these allergy shots don’t work."