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Can Poison Ivy Cause Dizziness
A type of dizziness where the patient inappropriately experiences the perception of motion usually due to a dysfunction of the inner ear apparatus. It can be associated with nausea, vomiting and an unsteady gait. Vertigo is classified as either peripheral (inner ear or vestibular problem) or central (injury to the balance centers of ...Read more
Can poison ivy cause any kind of permanent damage? Has poison ivy ever caused anyone permanent damage?
Posion ivy : Poison ivy symptoms normally begin 12-48 hours after contact with the plant oils and can last 2-3 weeks! Often the rash gets worse before it gets better. If the rash persists beyond 2-3 weeks or you develop oozing blisters, pus or fever see a Dr as the skin may have become infected requiring antibiotics. ...Read more
Contact Dermatitis: Contact allergens include agents like metals, topical antibiotics, and plants like poison ivy. Poison ivy rash is caused by an allergic reaction to an oily resin called urushiol. This oil is in the leaves, stems and roots of poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac. Allergic reaction leads to release of chemical like histamine in the skin which causes the itchy sensation. ...Read more
No: I take the question to mean does a skin rash from poison ivy cause infertility, for that the answer is no. There would be a lot less of us on the planet if it were true. If your question has more to do with ingesting, drinking some sort of tea or other odd process, i can't say it has ever been studied. ...Read more
Possibly: It is unusual to have a rash from taking just one medication for the first time since allergic reaction requires prior sensitization from a previous exposure. On the other hand, i just heard a presentation last week in a meeting that certain drugs can cause immune response in some individuals with certain genetic background (hla markers) with the first exposure. However Cialis was not studied. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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