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How can I protect myself from poison ivy?

Clifford W. Bassett, MD
Allergy & Immunology

To protect yourself from poison ivy, applying a barrier cream before you head out is a very effective tool. In this video, allergist Clifford Bassett, MD, discusses how you can prevent a poison ivy reaction and what to do if you encounter it.

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