My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up

Poison Ivy

Also called: Poison Wood, Rhus Toxicodendron

Following Topic Unfollow Topic | 1 Following

 

Below is a list of questions with answers, relevant to the Topic you are interested in.

Q.
A.
Hi Using steroid cream is OK but it can thin your skin, but have a read through this link you could find some help.http://www.earthclinic...
Posted:
0 of 0 found this helpful
Q.
A.
What KIND of shot for your thyroid? Can you repost your question and be more specific?
Posted:
1 of 1 found this helpful
Q.
A.
You are correct about it appearing to spread based on your original exposure. You may have been exposed by the oils on your clothing or shoes that...
Posted:
13 of 14 found this helpful
Q.
A.
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...
Posted:
6 of 7 found this helpful
Q.
A.
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...
Posted:
1 of 1 found this helpful
Q.
A.
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...
Posted:
19 of 20 found this helpful
Q.
A.
It will help, but it will still take a week or so for the rash to completely resolve....treatment or not.
Posted:
3 of 3 found this helpful
Q.
A.
My opinion you might have Poison Ivy I would go and get that checked out good luck Hun :) 
Posted:
0 of 0 found this helpful
Q.
A.
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...
Posted:
18 of 18 found this helpful
Q.
A.
Mupiricin is an antibiotic; used for skin infections. It will not help poison ivy. Sorry.
Posted:
1 of 1 found this helpful
Q.
A.
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...
Posted:
0 of 2 found this helpful
Q.
A.
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...
Posted:
2 of 2 found this helpful
Q.
A.
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...
Posted:
5 of 5 found this helpful
Q.
A.
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...
Posted:
21 of 24 found this helpful
Q.
A.
Yes, you can take antihistamines, like Benadryl, while taking prednisone.
Posted:
230 of 234 found this helpful