Poison ivy itchiness

Alternative names
Itchiness due to poison ivy or rashes

Information
Drying agents such as Calamine lotion often help relieve the itchiness caused by poison ivy or rashes. Your doctor may prescribe a strong topical steroid for extra relief.

Johns Hopkins patient information

Last revised: December 4, 2012
by Harutyun Medina, M.D.

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