A question about allergies

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Is it true that the more you are exposed to a particular allergy, such as pet dander for example, the more resistance you develop to it and the less severe it becomes?

I used to be horrifically allergic to cats, and underwent years worth of extensive allergy treatment and now I do not suffer from pet allergies at all.
 

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Certain allergies get worse with each normal exposure. Desensitising does not use normal exposure, otherwise allergies would fail to establish themselves in the normal course of events.
 

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