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The beginning of summer kicks off the camping and hiking season, anxiously awaited by those who have endured a long cold winter.
But being in the outdoors in the warm weather may lead to contact dermatitis caused by exposure to poison ivy, poison oak or poison sumac. The resin on the plants' leaves, urushiol, is the cause of the trademark red, itchy patches and blisters.
It takes a little planning to avoid the plants and some immediate action to prevent or mitigate a reaction if you come in contact with them.
Continue reading How to Avoid and Treat Poison, Ivy, Oak and Sumac .
As most of us know, the medicinal use of marijuana is very controversial from a political and moral perspective. This is because marijuana is a drug that has both physiological and psychological effects that have convinced lawmakers that it should be illegal to possess. Today, I'd like to talk about marijuana and its potential, legal use for allergic contact dermatitis. Allergic contact dermatitis is a very common condition that results from physical contact with something that causes an allergic reaction. The most notorious example of allergic contact dermatitis is poison ivy, in which there is a delayed reaction to the contact with poison ivy that leaves a person very itchy about 2 days after being out in the woods or in the garden. Another very common example is a person who is allergic to nickel and breaks out in an itchy rash from earrings, a watch, or the metal buttons and snaps on pants. Allergic contact dermatitis can even be work related. An example wo...
Generic Name: PREDNISONE CONCENTRATE SOLUTION - ORAL Pronounced: (PRED-ni-sone) Prednisone Intensol Oral Overdose
If overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center
or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US National Poison
Hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison
Prednisone Intensol Oral Missed Dose
If you are taking this medication daily and miss a dose,
take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip
the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose
to catch up.
If you are taking this medication on a different schedule
than a daily one (such as every other day), ask your doctor ahead of time about
what you should do if you miss a dose.
Prednisone Intensol Oral Notes
Do not share this medication with others.
If this medication is used for an extended time,
laboratory and/or medical tests (such as...
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