Poison oak

What is Poison oak?

This is the one type of skin inflammation that results from contact with the poison oak plant. By this plant produced a chemical ,which is cause an immune reaction, producing redness, itching, and blistering of the skin.

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What's a good 3 week prednisone taper for severe poison oak?

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Infected with poison oak a week ago. today seeing some swelling in penis with red scrotum. need to travel home today. Anything i can do...

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Go to ER,need immediate medical assistance

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Being infected...

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I have a red, bumpy rash all over my body. It started out on my arms and legs and has now spread everywhere. Its in my hair and in other private...

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Hi red bumpy rash all over the body even in the scalp can be poison oak infestation.use of atarax 25 mg at night.broad spectrum antibiotic twice...

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