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Comment from: adam, Published: April 12

Tooth paste. Apply 1 hour before bed let dry then cover. Shower to remove toothpaste in morning. My poison sumac was gone in 2 days.

Comment from: Liane, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: September 05

I have poison ivy in my garden at the cabin. I've had good luck with scrubbing my arms and any other areas I might have exposed with dish soap and cold water - as cold as you can stand. I got this advice from my plumber! It seems to work.


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