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What are the chances of an ivy leauge school?

Totally depends on: the students' scholastic ability and extracurricular involvement ...Read more

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How to treat posion ivy?

How to treat posion ivy?

Calamine, steroids: For mild cases calamine lotion for relief. Cold compresses are helpful in relieving itching. For more severe or extensive cases a short course of oral steroids can calm down the reaction. Be sure to wash the clothes so you do not reexport yourself and identify the area to avoid recurrence. ...Read more

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What does posion ivy look like?

What does posion ivy look like?

Poison Ivy: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/toxicodendron_radicans.

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What are some good home remedies for poisen ivy?

What are some good home remedies for poisen ivy?

Poison Ivy: One of the ingredients used in remedies and home treatments for poison ivy relief would be burdock roots. This unassuming herb has medicinal properties and can be used to prepare tea that can be applied to the skin and left to dry. This provides some much needed relief from the symptoms. ...Read more

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How to remove posion ivy and what stops the itch?

How to remove posion ivy and what stops the itch?

See below: Make sure you was the oils off your skin, clothes shoes gloves, gardening tools...Etc... Over the counter antihistamines, hydro cortisone creams, calamine lotion... All help the itching. Also heat makes the itch worse, cold compresses lessen the itch. If it is widespread, near the eyes. Or more severe see your doctor. The longer the opoison ivy oilsare in contact with the skin the worse the rash. ...Read more

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How are some ways to cure poisen ivy, with out using any prescriptiontreatment?

How are some ways to cure poisen ivy, with out using any prescriptiontreatment?

Kitchen Pantry: Assuming you are not allergic to the poison ivy and you are not experiencing any swelling, which is an emergency, you might also want to try making a baking soda paste. Take 3 teaspoons baking soda to one teaspoon water, make a paste and apply it to the affected area. You can also use apple cider vinegar, warming it up a bit and use it as a compress in a cotton towel. ...Read more

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How long does it take for poisen ivy to go away and your skin to get back to normal?

How long does it take for poisen ivy to go away and your skin to get back to normal?

3 weeks or so: In general, poison ivy/oak/sumac is a 3 week problem. That's how long it usually takes for the reaction to subside and your skin to settle down. As a dermatologist, i will always error on the side of prolonging the treatment to at least 3 weeks to make sure there is no rebound reaction which frequently happens if the treatment is shorter than 3 weeks. ...Read more

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Which are the odds that I have posion ivy. Please answer because homecoming is in two days!?

Which are the odds that I have posion ivy. Please answer because homecoming is in two days!?

Depends on the rash: The odds are good that you have poison ivy if a) you were exposed to poison ivy and b) you are allergic (like most people) to poison ivy. It is impossible to me to guess if your rash is poison ivy without seeing pix of it. Whatever rash you have, go to your doctor to have it looked at. They might prescribe topical medicine or steroid pills to help. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for Posion Ivy?

What is the best treatment for Posion Ivy?

Avoidance: But once you get it, steroid creams and anti-itch medications like diphenhydramine (Benadryl) have been most effective in my experience. Good luck. ...Read more