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Squirrel poison baking soda

A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Yes it's fine.: That's a good old fashioned home remedy. Make a paste with warm water and spread it over the poison ivy. Refresh the application every couple of hour... Read More

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Dr. Sarah Kohl
Travel Medicine 35 years experience
Many treatments: Poison ivy, oak and sumac rashes are an allergic response to oils produced by these plants. If you suspect you have been exposed wash your skin well t... Read More
Dr. Stevan Cordas
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Rhus -Posison Ivy: Clorox water before any significant blisters. Calomine or calodrl, aloe vera leaves or baking soda paste to palliate. Hydrocortisone creame otc. For m... Read More
Dr. Martin Ostro
Allergy and Immunology 49 years experience
Hold the baking soda: If the area of affected skin is small use otc 1% Hydrocortisone cream 2-3x/day until skin is clear for 3 days. If the area is large contact your md to... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Something else.: You may be better off using soap. However the resin from the poison ivy/oak can continue to cause you problem. Be sure to wash off anything which has... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Oatmeal soaks: Are often used for poison ivy.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
Peroxide burn: It's only temporary over-oxidation\burning\dehydration of the tissue. It will return to normal within a day or so. Speak to your dentist about ho... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
No: Baking powder is not a baking soda. They are different types of chemical ingredients... which means using the wrong one can make one's baking taste od... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
Dentistry 32 years experience
Yes!: Baking soda, or bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) of soda, is an acid neutralizer. As such , when you eat it, it neutralizes the acid in your stomach. ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Baking soda: no it can raise BP and cause other problems.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Not as treatment: Muscular men tend to have high creatinine and with today's laboratory fads tend to become instant kidney patients. If your creatinine is up because of... Read More
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Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
Dr. Marianne DiNapolianswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 8 years experience
No need to douche: The vagina is an amazing organ- it keeps itself clean without the help of any soaps or douches. There are "good" bacteria in the vagina that help keep... Read More

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