Top
10
Doctor insights on: Quick Fix For Poison Ivy

Share
1

1
How do I cure poison ivy

How do I cure poison ivy

Wash skin soon after: The plant oils contain urushiol. 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

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Wm. Marcus Spurlock
259 doctors shared insights

Poisoning (Definition)

Toxic ingestion (also called "poisoning") is a condition in which a person has eaten or drank a substance that causes ill symptoms or damage to his body. Taking an overdose of a medicine, taking any dose of a poison, drinking too much vodka, or accidentally drinking antifreeze . . . are all ...Read more


2

2
How to dry out poison ivy?

How to dry out poison ivy?

Poison ivy : Calamine lotion will help with the itch and help to dry the rash. Prescription corticosteroid cream or pills may be needed for more widespread poison ivy. ...Read more

4

4
What can I do for poison ivy?

Avoidance is best: The best treatment for poison ivy is to avoid it all together...Once the rash develops, i would recommend antihistamines to control the itch. Also, if severe, you should see your doctor for a prescription of topical steroids. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
How can you treat poison ivy?

How can you treat 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. Sometimes oral steroid are needed. ...Read more

6

6
What can be done for 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

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
How to stop the spread of poison ivy?

How to stop the spread of poison ivy?

Make sure all the: Urushiol is cleaned off of skin, gear, clothes, boots, etc. ...Read more