What's Ailing You: Poison ivy
This week, News 12 Connecticut's What's Ailing You looks at poison ivy.
Dr. Debra Weissman, of the Dermatology Center of Connecticut, says poison ivy is really an allergic reaction to a plant resin.
Some reactions to poison ivy can be severe. Dr. Weissman says a doctor is needed right away if it is widespread or if it involves the face or genitals.
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