What is OIT, who can try it, what are the side-effects, and does it work? Just some of the questions answered by our expert panel.
Date recorded: 22nd January 2024
An expert panel answers the big questions about Oral Immunotherapy treatment (OIT).
Paediatric Consultant in Allergy, Professor Adam Fox, Nurse Consultant in Children’s Allergy, James Gardner and Specialist Allergy Dietitian Karen Wright are at the forefront of delivering OIT programmes in the UK and their breadth of experience makes this an invaluable watch. So, whether you are curious about OIT, considering it for your child or want to know more about the success rate, possible side-effects and impact on family life, this is the Q&A for you. It covers: what’s the ideal age for starting OIT, what should you be looking for from an allergy clinic offering OIT, can you do OIT for multiple allergens at once and can you start a programme if you have a history of anaphylaxis? All our experts gave up their time for free to support allergy families.
Our experts gave up their time for free to enable us to keep costs low.