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Poison Ivy: Exposure to plants of the Anacardiaceae family accounts for the most common allergic contact dermatitis than all other plant families. In the United States, the most important members of this family are the Toxicodendron, which include poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac. Contact with them exposes the skin to urushiol, which is very allergenic and results in intense itching and redness. ...Read more
Poison oak rash:
It is one of the most common forms of contact dermatitis.
Treatment of itching includes sarna anti itch lotion, cool compresses and oral antihistamines. For cool compresses one can put a cap full of listerine in the water. Menthol and alcohol in listerine have a cooling effect and help itching. Ultimately oral and topical corticosteroides are most effective. ...Read more
Trying to see if ok to drink beer with prednisone. Was prescribed because of contact dermatitis from poison ivy. Took 40 mg Tuesday, yesterday, and today. Down to 20 the next 3 days, then 10 for 4 more, then done. Also taking daily dose of levothyroxi
There is no: Absolute contraindication that I am aware of, and as always, everything in moderation. ...Read more
Poison Ivy: Poison ivy rash- you can tell if you know that your child was playing in it or near it. The rash is usually linear. In a straight line and blistery. It will itch and the scratching can spread the poison ivy oil to other areas. If you are unsure, have your child seen as rashes are hard to diagnose without seeing them. ...Read more
If you handled his clothes that may have been in contact with the plant, you could have poison ivy. The plant oil could also have been transferred from his skin to your.
Consult this site for more info: http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/poison-ivy/basics/definition/CON-20025866
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Cold compresses: Confirm poison ivy:touch a plant? Touch something that had the plants oil? Nearby when poison ivy brush was being burned. Rash: itches, may blister, last 1-3 wks. Avoid itching, cool wraps/cloths to area, hydrocortisone/calamine to soothe, if blistering try burrows solution or products with aluminum acetate. See doc if:severe rash, involves face/genitals, swelling, worse at 2-3wks, infection. ...Read more
Cool compresses: And soaking with warm water may cleanse the open blisters but only oral Prednisone will heal the lesions. Many physicians prescribe topical corticosteroids. Once the rash reaches the blistering, oozing stage these medications cannot effectively penetrate the injured skin. That's why one must use oral Prednisone at this point. ...Read more
Poison Oak Rash: Typically an itching, red rash with bumps or blisters in a linear pattern or wherever the oil touched. The rash does not spread by the fluid from the blisters. Therefore, once a person has washed the oil completely off the skin, the rash is usually not contagious. ...Read more
Red areas: Irregular red plaques in areas of exposure with vesiculization. ...Read more
2 to 10 days: The speed of a poison ivy rash depends on the thickness of the application of the oil responsible for the contact dermatitis (urushiol). Heavy applications erupt within 2 days; lighter hits take up to 10 days. If you think you have had contact, wash with soap and water asap and you may never get a rash. You can also get poison ivy up to a year after plant contact with tools, clothing, etc. ...Read more
Delayed rash: Depending on the amount of exposure and the thickness of the skin affected 24-72 hours after exposure. ...Read more
Is it possible to get a rash from poison ivy in an area of the body that the ivy didn't come into contact with it?
Maybe U didn't know: It is likely that u touched the ivy somehow/somewhere and touched the areas u don't expect to see. You can try some otc products such as calamide/caladryl which can help drying it out and reduces itching. Hydrocortisone may help a bit, but this is quite weak. Oral Benadryl (diphenhydramine) may help with itching as well. If these don't help, u may need to see doc for stronger meds via prescriptions. Good luck. ...Read more
Boyfriend has a rash that looks like poison ivy, but has not spread. It's the beginning of march, could it be poison ivy?
Poison ivy: The rhus antigen found on the surface of the poison ivy leaf in susceptible individuals causes a contact dermatitis. The rash only occurs where there is sufficient skin contact. The rash does not spread to un-contacted skin, but may occur more quickly in thinner skin or areas of larger amounts of contact. Contact dermatitis rash lasts 10-14 days. Your boyfriend could indeed have poison ivy. ...Read more
Is it better to keep a poison ivy rash covered if in weepy stage or left open to "air out." If covered, what type of dressing should be used?
Please consult this site for information on this topic:
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/poison-ivy/basics/definition/CON-20025866 ...Read more
My husband has a rash that looks like poison ivy but it doesn't itch. He recently went deer hunting so it would make sense but still no itch!
Need more info: Maybe you can send an image for us to review, or see your clinician to take a look. Your husband's wilderness exposure suggests something may be going on, but we would need an image to help sort things out. Hope that helps. ...Read more
My daughter has a streaky rash. It moves around all over her body. It looks like poison ivy, but doesn't itch. Often goes away within an hour.?
Dermographism: This sounds like dermographism. While its more common for dermographism to itch, in some people the itch is too minimal to notice. Can you make the rash appear by stroking the skin firmly with the edge of a popsicle stick? If so, it is probably dermographism, which is usually not serious. Discuss it with your doctor. ...Read more
My son had poison ivy and now he s got a totally different rash the doctors keep saying they think its bug bites but they aren't for sure they said it?
Dermatologist: Get a dermatologist to biopsy it. If you have already seen one and weren't happy, then see a different one until you find someone that makes you feel comfortable and helps your son. ...Read more
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