Advanced Dermatology P.C. and the Center for Laser and Cosmetic Surgery (New York and New Jersey

Coping with poison ivy


“If butterflies land there, don’t put your hand there”: The old children’s rhyme is Robert Levine, MD’s caution against the dangers of touching poison ivy and related outdoor plants like poison oak and poison sumac, whose oily substance can cause serious – and, sometimes, severe – skin reactions.