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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 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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How much time it take get rid of poison ivy?

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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What are some home remedies for getting rid of poison ivy?

What are some home remedies for getting rid of poison ivy?

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

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 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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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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Can you please describe the best ways for getting rid of poison ivy?

Can you please describe the best ways for getting rid of poison ivy?

Antihistamines: Antihistamines will help the itch
dont forget to wash all clothing you could have had on withing several days of potential exposure. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is the fastest way of getting 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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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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Can you please describe the best ways for getting rid of poison ivy and stop it from spreading (fast)?

Can you please describe the best ways for getting rid of poison ivy and stop it from spreading (fast)?

See doctor: If the problem is a mild one, time will heal it. If the problem is severe, you will need to see a doctor who may prescribe some Prednisone pills or a cortisone injection for you. In the meanwhile, try apply some otc Hydrocortisone cream 3 to 4 times daily. ...Read more

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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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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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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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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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