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Severe case of poison ivy & getting worse need help quick?

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Dr. Coyle Connolly
Dermatology

In brief: Ivy

Oral Prednisone or high potency corticosteroid creams are often prescribed by a dermatologist for rapid relief.

In brief: Ivy

Oral Prednisone or high potency corticosteroid creams are often prescribed by a dermatologist for rapid relief.
Dr. Coyle Connolly
Dr. Coyle Connolly
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Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Poison ivy

You need to call your doctor for severe dermatitis to poison ivy.
If you have difficulty breathing, nausea or vomiting, please call 911. You might need a course of corticosteroid for severe reactions.

In brief: Poison ivy

You need to call your doctor for severe dermatitis to poison ivy.
If you have difficulty breathing, nausea or vomiting, please call 911. You might need a course of corticosteroid for severe reactions.
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
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