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Poison ivy or poison oak

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience in Dermatology
Sort of.: An ointment of equal parts poison ivy vine, prickly ash bark, and alfalfa seeds is supposed to be good for arthritis. I donít know if it works, and i ... Read More

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rudolph Johnstone
34 years experience in Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Poison ivy: Itchy vesicular rash in pattern where touched by plant.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience in Pediatrics
Poison ivy: To stop the itch from poison ivy/oak, cold compresses to the rash plus Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or hydroxyzine. A high-potency steroid cream usually ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Continuing exposure.: The resin from the poison ivy/oak can continue to cause you problem. Be sure to wash off anything which has touched the poison ivy with a laundry det ... Read More

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