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Poison Ivy and Other Summer Skin Irritants

Posted by @Margaret_Marie in Skin Health, Jul 2, 2014

Poison ivy grows as vines or low shrubs in most climates. Each leaf has three smaller leaflets. Contact with any part of the poison ivy plant can cause red, swollen skin; blisters; and severe itching, sometimes within hours after exposure. Read more about poison ivy and other summer skin irritants on the Mayo Clinic News Network.

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