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Subject: Inhaled
Author: Chris
Date: 5/21/2007 10:17 pm
Views: 5609
Status: Approved
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My problem started about 5-6 years ago. I weeded an ivy-free garden, but had woods on two sides of our property at the time. It started as a small itchy spot a day later on the back of my knee and by 2 1/2 weeks covered about 50% of my body or better-and scratching did not spread the rash. I finally couldn't stand it any more and went to the E.R. and the Dr. said I got it from breathing in the pollen from the tiny flowers or someone mowing even blocks away. I used to hike in woods as a kid and Never got it by any means-contact or inhaled. Now, I can still touch the stuff w/o ill effect. The problem is that topicals don't even relieve symptoms because it's from the inside out, and meds don't do alot to get rid of the cause-the stuff is already IN me and meds only treat the regular effects of typically gotten cases. How do I avoid breathing??!! ( I also have asthma and a latex allergy, so any type of mask or similar device has been advised against). Any help would be appreciated.

Inhaled (Approved)Chris5/21/2007 10:17 pm