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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Selter
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 37 years experience
Steroids creams: Localized poison ivy is usually treated with calamine lotion as well as high potency steroid creams. If it has spread to the face then oral corticost... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Green
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 45 years experience
Contact dermatitis: Contact dermatitis from poison ivy, oak or sumac usually requires steroids, either topical steroid cream or oral steroids if more severe or widespread... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
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Rash & Itch: Poison oak causes a rash where it contacts your skin and typically is very itchy.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
Dermatology 41 years experience
Possibly none: If the Prednisone is only taken for a short. Of time there may be no side effects. Rarely even with a short course you can be more nervous and hungry ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Mild Cortisone: Use a mild cortisone over the counter cream for the vulva area. This skin is thinner here than other areas,so you just don't want to use a stronger ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Poison Ivy: Everywhere in the us and southern canada except the far west, deserts and at high altitude. In the west they have poison oak, which is very similar. B... Read More
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Dr. Gregg Alexander
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Not all folks get it: Only about 80% of people are sensitive to the irritant effects of urushiol, the chemical in the resin of these plants that binds to the skin and cause... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Levine
Dermatology 51 years experience
Poison ivy: They all all caused by essentially the same oil in the plant and thus they all heal in about the same time.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
Allergy and Immunology 44 years experience
Corticosteroids: Topical antibiotics like neosporin and drying agents like diaper rash ointment - usually zinc oxide and vitamin d in petroleum jelly - offer no benefi... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Hydro-cortisone: You may try an over the counter ointment with hydro-cortisone. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and ... Read More

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