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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?

See below. Please consult this site for information on this topic: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/poison-ivy/basics/definition/CON-20025866. Read more...
Open. Allergic reaction. Not contagious. Does not spread. It may take 2 weeks to react on all exposed areas. Water washes off the resin. Wash. Soap is not important. Potent prescription steroid cream [gel] is very effective to reduce itch and aid healing. Sometimes oral steroid is used if there are extensive blisters or severe facial reaction. Typical dose is prednisone 50mg alternate days for 2 or 3 pi. Read more...

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...

I have a poison ivy rash help me please?

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...