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What are the advantages and side effects of injections against dust mites ?

Hi I work for the nhs and understand this is free. I suffer from alergic rhinitus really bad had tried all the medications but nothing works , changed carpets made a bit of diffence it as starts off when I lay in bed have to keep swallowing all night, been on all nasal sprays and montelecast and had to take steroids in the past as felt like fluid in my head when laying down, I am starting on Monday to have injections for three years against dustmites does it work and does it have bad side effects do you know the side effects. Also I know there is a trial drug out do you know when that will be out for the public thanks Karen
Asked On : Mon, 16 Apr 2012
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Hi there. Thank you for posting your question with Healthcaremagic. I will do my best to help you.

Are you absolutely certain that you do not have a nasal polyp and/or a deviated nasal septum? Before you start any fancy injections against house dust mite you need to have an ENT surgeon, or a competent GP, look up your nose and make sure that neither of these conditions apply. If they are present they need to be dealt with now first of all.

As for the injections against house dust mite I would be very wary, particularly so if you are being charged for them!

Also your matress needs to be covered with a plastic liner and your pillow too.

I hope that I have answered your questions fully and been of some help. If you have anymore questions please contact me again anytime.

Dr Andrew Rynne.

Answered: Mon, 16 Apr 2012
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welcome to HCM,
you had tried so many medicines in allopathy for allergic rhinitis and you have no satisfactory result still you are going on same path in form of injection where cure is not possible.
there are so many medicines available in homeopathy and ayurveda. take help from them if you want to free from all this problem.
best luck
have a good health
Answered: Mon, 16 Apr 2012
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