Allergy: Poison Ivy, Oak, and Sumac (cont.)
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What Is the Medical Treatment for Poison Ivy, Oak, and Sumac Rash?
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Like most allergic reactions, treatment is dictated by the severity of the reaction. Reactions that cover a large proportion of the body, make someone uncomfortable enough to disrupt normal activities, or do not get better within a few days may require treatment with prescription medications.
Are There Medications for Poison Ivy, Oak, and Sumac Rash?
Follow-up Care for Poison Ivy, Oak, and Sumac Rash
Someone who is treated by a medical professional should follow his or her recommendations exactly. Use all medications as directed.
Return to a doctor if the symptoms do not begin to improve in two weeks.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/6/2016
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