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Poison Ivy

Also called: Poison Wood, Rhus Toxicodendron

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Only if the oil of the plant is still on the skin. The drainage and weeping associated with poison ivy is NOT contagious and will not cause a spread...
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No. The only way to prevent poison ivy/oak is to avoid contact with the plant and plant oils.  There are no vaccines, although some immunologist...
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Poison oak and ivy may seem to spread, but it does not. It is not contagious, nor does it spread through the blood. The amount of oil on the skin...
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It will help, but it will still take a week or so for the rash to completely resolve....treatment or not.
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My opinion you might have Poison Ivy I would go and get that checked out good luck Hun :) 
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Maybe it is something else, but unfortunately that is not something I can help you with over the Internet.Poison ivy is not contagious. Touching it...
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Mupiricin is an antibiotic; used for skin infections. It will not help poison ivy. Sorry.
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It depends on the location (on the body) and severity of your skin eruption, and the strength of the triamacinolone cream, so I am sorry, but I...
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The oleoresin (oil on the plant) is very stable. It can remain on those dead twigs that do not have leaves, or be present on firewood, garden tools...
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Hives do not spread when you scratch them (although there are types of hives that can be caused by skin pressure). Most of the time, hives are caused...
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Shingles is only on one SIDE of the body; following a nerve pathway. It is very PAINFUL.Poison Ivy can occur anywhere on the body....both sides. It...
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Yes, you can take antihistamines, like Benadryl, while taking prednisone.
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Yes...this is a steroid and steroids are often used to manage poison ivy.
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Poison ivy on the skin is not contagious....it will not spread from one area to another even it if is touched, nor will it spread to another person...
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The skin only reacts in ONE WAY....a rash. There are a few thousand things that can result in a skin eruption, so the answer is "yes", it...
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