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What is the most successful treatment option for poison sumac?
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
In brief: Cold milk compress
Depending on the severity mild cases can be treated with cold milk compresses, easing off the plant material.
And shake lotion. Over the counter poison ivy products to neutralize the chemical are available. For more severe extensive cases oral steroids can relieve and resolve the case. Use ivy shield as a preventive in suspect areas.

In brief: Cold milk compress
Depending on the severity mild cases can be treated with cold milk compresses, easing off the plant material.
And shake lotion. Over the counter poison ivy products to neutralize the chemical are available. For more severe extensive cases oral steroids can relieve and resolve the case. Use ivy shield as a preventive in suspect areas.
Dr. Morris Westfried
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Dr. David Voron
Dermatology
In brief: See below
Topical steroids for mild cases; systemic steroids for more severe cases.

In brief: See below
Topical steroids for mild cases; systemic steroids for more severe cases.
Dr. David Voron
Dr. David Voron
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