Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Poison Oak Incidence

Facts about poison ivy:

  • About 9 out of 10 people develop an allergic rash to poison ivy, oak or sumac.

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Last Updated: Jun 23, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Poison Oak References
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  2. Stibich AS, Yagan M, Sharma V, Herndon B, Montgomery C. Cost-effective post-exposure prevention of poison ivy dermatitis. Int J Dermatol. 2000 Jul;39(7):515-8. [10940115]
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