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Re: Reoccurances

Subject: Re: Reoccurances
Author: henny38
Date: 8/6/2005 9:50 am
Views: 2942
Status: Approved
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I can sympathize with you. About a week after coming in contact with poison ivy (Memorial Day weekend), I went to my family doctor. I was given a cortisone shot, and started on a 6-day Medrol Pack. On day 5, the rash spread to parts of my body that were not initially exposed. My doctor put me on ANOTHER 6-day pack. At the end of THAT pack, the rash spread pretty much everywhere. I went to a dermatologist, and he put me on Olux foam for 2 weeks. That seemed to help, but once off the foam, it spread a little more. Then he put me on Clobex lotion (HIGH potency steroid lotion) for 2 weeks, and that helped some as well, but as I write this, I still have poison ivy. I was told to use more Clobex, but I think it just puts the rash on "pause", so I'm letting it run its course. I'm about ready to move to the desert.....I have had a miserable time of it!

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Reoccurances (Approved)judy7/27/2005 2:55 pm
  Re: Reoccurances (Approved)Susan7/31/2005 9:16 am
    Re: Reoccurances (Approved)henny388/6/2005 5:32 am
    Re: Reoccurances (Approved)henny388/6/2005 9:50 am
      Re: Reoccurances (Approved)vijaya8/8/2005 5:02 pm