Summer Skin Risks: Sunburn, Bug Bites & Poison Ivy
Q:Which one of these sea creatures causes intense pain, rash and welts, as well as possible vomiting and muscle spasms?
Reviewed by Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD on August 17, 2010
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