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Please help! what is the quickest way to get rid of poison ivy?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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