Poison Ivy, Oak, Sumac WHATEVER YOU CALL IT! Please read!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Attack Chicken, Oct 27, 2010.

  1. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

    Sep 25, 2008
    Indianapolis, IN
    Ok last thurday went to put up a tree stand... Couple days later my father and I ended up with somekind of rash on our arms. Over the weekend it has spread from a little bit on my fathers arm and it started as a circle of blisters on my arm. It is spreading up my arm and is now on my inner wrist.

    One thing to add is I never get poison Ivy anymore. The Ivy med my father has used isn't working for either of us. WHATTHE HECK IS GOING ON!? Anyone got anything to add? [​IMG] Also We would love love LOVE to have a cure for this!

    Thanks
     
    Last edited: Oct 27, 2010
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Calamine lotion and Aveeno bath.
     
  3. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    You may have to get a steroid shot in the butt.....

    Use deodorant to dry out the blisters and take some benadryl to help with the itching and irritation.
     
  4. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

    Sep 25, 2008
    Indianapolis, IN
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  5. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

    Sep 25, 2008
    Indianapolis, IN
    Quote:Where would I get this stuff?
     
  6. Mac in Wisco

    Mac in Wisco Antagonist

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    There isn't much of a cure for it except time. Wash with a detergent to get the oils off and keep it from spreading. Use lotions such as Calamine to dry up the oozing and keep it from itching. Don't scratch at it. It just has to heal. Give it a couple weeks.
     
  7. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:Where would I get this stuff?

    At the grocery store. Or Rite Aid, or CVS or Target or Walmart.... Calamine lotion is pink. Aveeno comes in a beige bottle with green writing. Do not ask me how I know.
     
  8. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

    Sep 25, 2008
    Indianapolis, IN
    The odd thing is ,is it doesn't itch [​IMG] I've been washing it with the grease cutting dish detergent. Even rubbing alcohol isn't working [​IMG]
     
  9. Mac in Wisco

    Mac in Wisco Antagonist

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    Make sure to wash your clothes, jacket, boots, etc. You may be picking up the oil from your jacket or something and continuing to break out because of it.
     
  10. ChickieBooBoo

    ChickieBooBoo Cold Canadian Chick

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    ick, that sounds not fun at all [​IMG] I've never had poison ivy
     

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