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Allergic reaction to agave weberii catcus

04/24/2009

Question:

how do i treat this rash and burning sensation on my arm and chest?

Answer:

I am not sure whether the rash you describe is a contact dermatitis to the cactus plant or a secondary infection occurring after the skin was pricked by a spine. You need to show it to a doctor to be sure.

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Response by:

I Leonard Bernstein, MD I Leonard Bernstein, MD
Clinical Professor Emeritus
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati