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Clorox products do not treat poison ivy, states the Clorox website. Bleach should not be applied to any body part for any reason. Bleach can cause severe chemical burns on skin, reports the Agency for Toxic Substances an... More »

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Poison ivy is a plant that causes an allergic reaction in the form of a red, itchy rash when touched by skin. It is found throughout most of the United States except for in the Southwest, Alaska and Hawaii. More »

Treat poison oak or poison ivy by applying a wet cloth to the rash and/or soaking the area in cool water, WebMD recommends. Use calamine lotion to help relieve itching. Patients should avoid scratching the rash as scratc... More »

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Treat poison oak or poison ivy by applying a wet cloth to the rash and/or soaking the area in cool water, WebMD recommends. Use calamine lotion to help relieve itching. Patients should avoid scratching the rash as scratc... More »

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Treat poison ivy by immediately rinsing the skin with soap and water, apply hydrocortisone cream or calamine lotion, use cool compresses to sooth the skin and take antihistamines to ease symptoms, according to the Americ... More »

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A quick cure for poison ivy is to immediately wash the skin with warm, soapy water, states the American Academy of Dermatology. Washing the skin is crucial as it prevents the oils from the poison ivy from spreading to ot... More »

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According to WebMD, a rash from poison ivy can only be spread through the oil of the plant. Contact with any part of the plant, such as the leaves, stems and roots, or touching any item such as clothing or pet fur that c... More »

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