poison ivy again?!?!?!?!?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by nickie, Apr 17, 2012.

  1. nickie

    nickie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone have any tips to help heal the rash? I picked up poison ivy last week traipsing around in a hollar looking for my old dog that wondered off for the first time ever. I didn't realize I had it until a few days later. I have a HUGE problem, you see, its on my arms! I'm a massage therapist and that is a big problem!

    Any tips or tricks for this?
     
  2. chickened

    chickened Overrun With Chickens

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    Prednizone (sp?) steroids.
     
  3. Yetti

    Yetti Chillin' With My Peeps

    Loads of stuff on the market, old school is cider vinegar and a sponge to dry it out. I use that and fast orange hand cleaner with pumice. it takes off the blisters and opens things up to dry them out quickly. use a nice balm or something to seal them off after. do not ad things like mineral oil to your skin after or it keeps it from drying the blisters out.
     
  4. nickie

    nickie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bet fast Orange and pumice feels sooooo good.

    Thanks for the suggestions guys, I won't be taking any medications for it as I am having some medical issues right now and prefer to keep a clean body for accurate testing. I will try the cider vinegar though.
     

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