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How is sublingual immunotherapy treatment administered?

 

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An allergist must first use allergy testing to confirm the patient’s sensitivities. Once this is determined, an allergen extract is prepared in drop or tablet form, and the patient is directed to keep it under the tongue for one to two minutes and then swallow it. The process is repeated from three days a week to as often as daily, with recommendations that therapy is continued for three to five years to develop a lasting immunity.

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