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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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To get rid of poison ivy as fast as possible, people should begin treatment as soon as symptoms appear or before symptoms appear if they suspect they have come into contact with poison ivy plants, according to WebMD. Tho... More »

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According to Everyday Health, the rash from poison ivy and the fluid in the blisters is not contagious. The oils from the plant can spread onto clothing, shoes or any item that was touched by the oils. 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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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 »

www.reference.com Health Conditions & Diseases Skin Conditions