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What are the symptoms of a poisonous plant reaction?

Leigh Vinocur, MD
Emergency Medicine

The raised, red, itchy bumps that are a telltale sign of exposure to a poisonous plant don't always show up right away, says emergency medicine specialist Dr. Leigh Vinocur. To learn why, and how you can prevent rashes from poison ivy, oak or sumac, watch this video.


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