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How do I get rid poison oak from my body quickly?

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Corticosteroid skin creams or ointments may reduce inflammation. Carefully follow the instructions when using these creams. Overuse, even of low-strength over-the-counter products, may cause a skin condition. In severe cases, a steroid dose pack is helpful along with a cortisone shot.
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Is it true that alcohol-based hand sanitizers can prevent poison oak from causing a rash after contact?

It can help

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The allergen of poison oak is soluble in alcohol. It can be more easily removed from the skin but it can't be prevented.
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How to get rid of poison oak fast before it spread all over my body?

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Without proper treatment of topical and oral cortisone the rash of Poison Ivy can last for weeks. See your doctor for a prescription.
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Dr. Robert Berger answered:

Can u get poison oak from soneone else?

Unlikely

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only way is if the oil is on skin or clothing and you touch the oil.
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What method is there to get rid of poison oak?

Tincture of time

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Once the blistering and other skin changes have occurred with this exposure you are left with a wound that will heal over time. Topical steroid creams or ointments can calm down skin inflammation as will injected steroids that will also help reduce itching.
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Posin ivy or poison oak-- how do you get rid of it?

Tincture of time

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These are contact dermatitises that last 10-14 days unless there is chronic exposure. Oral steroids can shorten the course, but have significant side effects.
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Can I get poison oak inside my vagina or only on my vulva?

Both!

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The oil can reach both!
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When do you know you need to see a Dr.to get a steroid shot for poison oak?

Depends on extent

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The treatment depends on the degree of skin involvement. In general dermatologists recommend oral prednisone in the dose of 40 - 60 mg slowly decreased in dose over 2-3 weeks or a shot of kenalog at 1mg/kg intramuscularly. The problem is that many people flare, even after a several week course of the medicine. Here is the key--WASH everything, including your dog if you had your pet with you.
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Dr. Ryan Phasouk answered:

How long does it take for poison oak to get better?

Duration

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Poison oak symptoms can take anywhere from 1-3 weeks to resolve without treatment.
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Dr. James A. Fox answered:

Can poison oak and poison ivy get through long sleeves and pants?

Yes

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Clothing is not an effective barrier, especially if one sweats. Wearing vinyl gloves under garden gloves can help.
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