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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Steroids (cortisone): Poison ivy or poison oak rashes are allergic reactions caused by contact with the plants. The plant sap can be on clothes, bedding, car seats, etc..., ... Read More
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Dr. HENRY LEGERE
19 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Steroids: If you clearly have allergy to poison ivy and have contact dermatitis to it, you might need oral steroids. At the very least, you will need topical st ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
9 years experience Dermatology
Anti itch: Hydrocortisone 1% available otc can be used to decrease the itch. Sometimes, a sedating anti histamine like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can also make t ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Poison ivy: 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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
19 years experience Dermatology
See a doctor: I would see a doctor asap.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Poison Ivy: If the rash is widespread or results in a large number of blisters, your doctor may prescribe an oral corticosteroid, such as prednisone, for poison i ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Options: Some options of treating poison ivy include calamine lotion, oatmeal soaks, Hydrocortisone cream and antihistamines.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Klein
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Steroids: If you were exposed to poison ivy in your eyes and you are allergic to it then see your doctor or go to the emergency room because you should be on or ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
25 years experience Dermatology
Many: There are several things that can help. Probably the most common things are otc, like calamine lotion and topical steroids. Sometimes patients need ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
45 years experience Ophthalmology
Steroid cream: Just as on the arms or legs, the treatment is symptom driven. Over the counter steroid cream 2-3 times a day for 3-5 days should help. Try not to get ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
19 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a prope ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Green
45 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Steroid cream: For mild cases of poison ivy over small areas, an over the counter Hydrocortisone cream and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or zyrtec for itching is usuall ... Read More
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