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Dr. John Walker
25 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: No scar.

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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Have you: Have you had a biopsy? Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maziar Rezvani
21 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Antihistamines: Will treat the, steroids will attenuate inflammation.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not a good idea: In sensitive persons, even the smoke from burning poison ivy can carry the plant oils and lead to allergic contact dermatitis of the skin. I hate to ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Poison ivy is a contact dermatitis and there is no cure for it.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Not really: Poison ivy is not contagious in the sense of an infection like a cold or the flu. But, if someone who is very sensitive to poison ivy touches an open ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Rhuli gel is rather a pain killer applied topically, poson ivy is a type of allergic inflammation that needs an anti-inflammatory cream or ointment.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Place
26 years experience Family Medicine
No: Poison ivy and many other forms of contact dermatitis frequently causes red or purplish discoloration of the skin.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
It is not contagious: But if you spread the urushiol - it will spread the poison ivy. Anything which has touched urushiol from the poison ivy needs to be cleaned (clothes, ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ray Holt
Dr. Ray Holt answered
28 years experience Family Medicine
No: There's nothing in it that will treat poison ivy. If you put it on before you go in the woods it may help keep some of the plant oil off you that trig ... Read More
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