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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes it's fine.: That's a good old fashioned home remedy. Make a paste with warm water and spread it over the poison ivy. Refresh the application every couple of hour ... Read More

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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Something else.: You may be better off using soap. However the resin from the poison ivy/oak can continue to cause you problem. Be sure to wash off anything which has ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Oatmeal soaks: Are often used for poison ivy.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
No: Poison ivy is a contact dermatitis and there is no cure for it.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience in Family Medicine
Prednisone: The quickest thing is prescription steroids. You can go to an urgent care for that. Over the counter methods are Zanfel, caladryl, domeboro soaks, Ben ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Prednisone: For mild cases of poison ivy, steroid ointments and antihistamines is usually sufficient. For more severe or generalized skin reactions from poison i ... Read More
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Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience in Internal Medicine
Poison ivy: Allergic reaction to plant best treated by steroids either topical or systemic. Best to see physician for quikest resolution. Don't scratch breaking o ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Options: Some options of treating poison ivy include calamine lotion, oatmeal soaks, Hydrocortisone cream and antihistamines.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Options: There are specific products that you can buy that will wash the urushiol off. Some options of treating poison ivy include calamine lotion, oatmeal soa ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Poison Ivy: Healthtap doctors are asked not to endorse specific products. There are specific products that you can buy that will wash the Urushiol off. Some opti ... Read More

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