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poison ivy scarring
A 35-year-old member asked:
25 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: No scar.
A 47-year-old male asked:
43 years experience Dermatology
Have you: Have you had a biopsy? Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options.
A 48-year-old member asked:
21 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Antihistamines: Will treat the, steroids will attenuate inflammation.
A 46-year-old member asked:
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:
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Poison ivy is a contact dermatitis and there is no cure for it.
A 39-year-old male asked:
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
A 47-year-old member asked:
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.
A 20-year-old female asked:
26 years experience Family Medicine
No: Poison ivy and many other forms of contact dermatitis frequently causes red or purplish discoloration of the skin.
A 39-year-old member asked:
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:
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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