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Antihistamine pills are used to relieve the symptoms of the rash from poison ivy, oak, or sumac. Prescription medicines, such as corticosteroids, may...
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Only the oil (urushiol) from poison ivy, oak, or sumac plants can cause a rash (allergic contact dermatitis). The best way to avoid contact with...
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Poison ivy is a common cause of contact dermatitis, an allergic reaction to something that comes in direct contact with the skin. This condition can...
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The most common symptoms of the rash (allergic contact dermatitis) from poison ivy, oak, or sumac are:Itching.Red streaks or general redness where...
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An oil called "urushiol," found within the sap of the poison ivy plant, is what causes the rash of poison ivy. The rash is an allergic reaction to...
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With poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac, the sap in the leaves, stems, and roots of these plants contain an oil called urushiol (pronounced yoo...
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People in certain jobs or with outdoor hobbies have an increased risk for contact with poison ivy, oak, or sumac and the resulting rash (allergic...
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Contact with poison ivy, oak, or sumac plants can cause a rash (allergic contact dermatitis). The rash is caused by contact with the oil (urushiol)...
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Poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac are plants that can cause a skin rash called allergic contact dermatitis when they touch your skin. The red...
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Many people are susceptible to the rashes of poison ivy, oak, and sumac. The sap oil, called urushiol, causes the skin rash. Poison ivy is not...
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At the first onset of the rash, it may be difficult to determine the cause. But within 12 to 24 hours, you should be able to tell them apart.The...
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The rash (allergic contact dermatitis) from poison ivy, oak, or sumac generally is mild and can be treated at home. Home treatment for the rash...
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Call a doctor if:The rash (allergic contact dermatitis) from poison ivy, oak, or sumac causes great discomfort that is not relieved by home treatment...
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The rash (allergic contact dermatitis) from poison ivy, oak, or sumac generally is mild and can be treated at home. Home treatment for the rash...
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A rash (allergic contact dermatitis) from poison ivy, oak, or sumac plants usually is diagnosed through a physical exam and questions about your...