Allergy: Poison Ivy, Oak, and Sumac (cont.)
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Like most allergic reactions, treatment is dictated by the severity of the reaction. Reactions that cover a large proportion of your body, make you uncomfortable enough to disrupt your normal activities, or do not get better within a few days may require treatment with prescription medications.
If you are treated by a medical professional, follow his or her recommendations exactly. Use all medications as directed.
Return to your health care provider if the symptoms do not begin to improve in two weeks.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/19/2014
Daniel Jobe, MD
Zoe Diana Draelos, MD, PA
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