How to get rid of poison ivy overnight - Doctor answers

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How can you get rid of poison ivy?

How can you get rid of poison ivy?

Steroids: Poison ivy is a contact dermatitis. Once one has been exposed and develops the rash then treatment options include topical steroids and it the rash is severe enough then a course of oral steroids may be considered. Oral antihistamines may be helpful for the itchiness of the rash. ...Read more

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Please help! What is the quickest way to get rid of poison ivy?

Please help! What is the quickest way to get rid of poison ivy?

Poison ivy: There are specific products that you can buy that will wash the urushiol off. Some options of treating poison ivy include calamine lotion, oatmeal soaks, Hydrocortisone cream and antihistamines. Anything which has touched urushiol from the poison ivy needs to be cleaned (clothes, shoes, gear etc.) oral steroids are sometimes indicated. ...Read more

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How to get rid of poison ivy rash?

How to get rid of poison ivy rash?

Poison Ivy: There are specific products that you can buy that will wash the Urushiol off. Some options of treating poison ivy include calamine lotion, oatmeal soaks, Hydrocortisone cream and antihistamines. Anything which has touched urushiol from the poison ivy needs to be cleaned (clothes, shoes, gear etc.) Oral steroids are sometimes indicated. ...Read more

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Fastest way to get rid of poison ivy?

Fastest way to get rid of poison ivy?

Steroids: Topical or systemic steroids will clear it up quickly, but there may be some significant risks to using these. Calamine lotion can help with the itching. ...Read more

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How much time it take get rid of poison ivy?

Poison ivy: Mild cases can last 5 to 12 days. In severe cases the symptoms may last a month or longer. ...Read more

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Can I tell me how I can get rid of poison ivy fast?

Poison Ivy: There are specific products that you can buy that will wash the urushiol off. Some options of treating poison ivy include calamine lotion, oatmeal soaks, Hydrocortisone cream and antihistamines. Anything which has touched urushiol from the poison ivy needs to be cleaned (clothes, shoes, gear etc.) oral steroids are sometimes indicated. ...Read more

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Can I tell me how I can get rid of poison ivy the first time?

Steroid: You need to first clean up everything which could possibly touched the ivy resin with detergent (yes and that includes your shoes). Then apply topical Hydrocortisone ointment or cream several times a day to reduce the inflammation. When the involvement is expensive, you may need to take a course of oral cortisone. ...Read more

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Please describe a good home-grown way to get rid of poison ivy?

Soothe: The following tips will help soothe your poison ivy but don't get "rid" of it. There are specific products that you can buy that will wash the urushiol off. Some options of treating poison ivy include calamine lotion, oatmeal soaks, Hydrocortisone cream and antihistamines. ...Read more

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What method is there to get rid of poison ivy & how long will it last?

Steroids: Poison ivy is a contact dermatitis. Treatment depends upon the severity of symptoms and ranges from otc topical steroids to oral prednisone. Poison ivy rashes can last from a couple of days to several weeks. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of poison ivy on your face?

How do you get rid of poison ivy on your face?

Cortisone cream: The rash is really a type of allergy. Hydrocortisone cream will help this to fade assuming that the rash is, in fact, from poison ivy. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of poison ivy rash?

How do I get rid of poison ivy rash?

See below: The treatment for a mild poison ivy rash is a topical steroid. The treatment for a more severe rash is a systemic steroid. ...Read more

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How could I get rid of poison ivy on my mouth and eye?

Steroids: Once the oils are off of your skin and clothes (by showering and washing clothes in hot water), poison ivy is not contagious. It is very irritation however because of what is called a type 4 immune response. The best way to stop that response is to use some steroids like prednisone. Any urgent care or clinic should be able to prescribe this for you. ...Read more

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Please tell me some ways to get rid of poison ivy on the face?

Poison ivy: Unfortunately, there is no quick answer. Time along with topical and oral steroids as well as salves to reduce inflammation and pain may help. Antihistamines might be helpful. ...Read more

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Could the steroids that are used to get rid of poison ivy still give you the physical effect of ones athletes use?

No: Short term use of oral steroids (like a Medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pak or equivalent)for a week or two for tx. Of poison ivy or similar condition will not affect your body habitus. If you have further concerns contact your pcp. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of poison ivy, oak, sumac fast?

Poison Ivies: There are specific products that you can buy that will wash the Urushiol off. Some options of treating poison ivies include calamine lotion, oatmeal soaks, Hydrocortisone cream and antihistamines. Anything which has touched urushiol from the poison ivy needs to be cleaned (clothes, shoes, gear etc.) Oral steroids are sometimes indicated. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of poison ivy, oak, sumac fast?

How can I get rid of poison ivy, oak, sumac fast?

Allergic Dermatitis: If you are referring to getting rid of a rash caused by these plants then the proper treatment is topical corticosteroids for mild/moderate cases. For severe, generalized cases oral prednisone is the best option. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of poison oak or poison ivy?

Topica/oral steroids: Poison ivy and poison oak are types of allergic contact dermatitis, which usually will resolve spontaneously within 2 weeks. For milder cases, use of a topical corticosteroid is effective. More severe cases, especially when the disease affects that face, often require oral corticosteroids, such as prednisone. ...Read more

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If I have poison ivy on my lip, what should be used to get rid of it?

If I have poison ivy on my lip, what should be used to get rid of it?

Hydrocortisone: Hydrocortisone cream usually controls it provided there is no further exposure. Be sure to clean out everything which might have possibly been in contact with poison ivy with laundry or dish detergent. Otherwise it will keep on coming back. The lip is an unusual place for poison ivy (unless the lipstick has been contaminated) and thus one needs to question the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Are there sure ways to get rid of this poison ivy?

Are there sure ways to get rid of this poison ivy?

Carefully: If you are allergic to it, hire someone else to do it. Else be sure to wear long gloves, goggles, and covered every part of your body while trying to clear the ivy. Be sure to wash off everything (i mean everything) which has touched the ivy with laundry detergent afterwards. Bag the ivy in a plastic bag. Be sure that you don't contaminate the trash & don't ever try to burn it. ...Read more

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