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Subject: Poison Ivy
Author: Michelle
Date: 10/10/2005 9:16 pm
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Status: Approved
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I was cleaning up my yard 2 yrs ago and picked up poison ivy. I didnt know what it was until my husband told me. I broke out in very itchy, red, blistery oozing on both hands. I never went to the DR because they say it only lasts 3-4 weeks. After 4 months my left hand cleared up, 2 years later my right hand still has something going on with it. You can see little water like blisters under the skin and my hand will start to itch alot and then the skin will get raw flacky and sore.This all last for a bout 2-3 weeks then starts to clear up and get all healed but you can always see the water blisters under my skin. Then it starts all over again. In the last year the mustles in in that hand, wrist and forarm are starting to ache real bad when this outbreak starts up. I havent went to the Dr because I keep telling myself it will go away but its not. Now that so much time went by I dont think they will believe me that it was poison ivy because poison ivy doesnt last that long. Has anyone ever heard of this before. Probably not because everyone else goes to the DR :) I think I will go tomorrow but I know they wont believe me.

Poison Ivy (Approved)Michelle10/10/2005 9:16 pm
  Re: Poison Ivy (Approved)Brian10/12/2005 3:21 pm