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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