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Why should allergy attacks be treated immediately?

Dr. Lawrence T. Chiaramonte, MD
Allergist & Immunologist

The more that healthy tissue is subject to allergic inflammation, the more likely it is to sustain permanent damage. Therefore, we must do everything we can to avert allergic attack in the first place, and then to minimize its severity.

The allergic response is a cyclical process with escalating consequences. Our clinical focus now, and the focus of science in the future, will be to interrupt the process at the earliest possible moment, so as to minimize the long-term dangers.

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