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Poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac are toxic plants that cause skin irritation when you come in contact with them. Poison ivy leaves contain oils called urushiol, which is what causes skin rash, redness, swelling and blisters. Poison ivy symptoms are more severe for 10% to 15% of the population. There are several poison ivy treatments that are available, but time is the best cure for poison ivy. The poison ivy rash can last up to two months on the skin from initial contact. Signs of rash on the skin can appear in as little as 6 hours or can take up to 48 hours. If you know you've come in contact with poison ivy leaves, you need to wash the affected areas immediately with cold water and dish washing soap. However, most people do not know when they've come in contact with poison ivy leaves and will develop rashes a few hours later. View Poison Ivy Remedies to see what you can do to stop the itchiness and swelling. Continue reading if you would like to know how to get rid of poison ivy rash symptoms.
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This site will show you how to identify the different poison ivy leaves, to prevent you from coming into contact with them. This site will also cover poison ivy symptoms and what you should do if you've come into contact with the plant. Lastly, you will find some treatments and home remedies that can be done to soothe the skin and reduce itchiness and swelling. All this information can be found near the top of this website. You will find Types of Poison Ivy, Poison Ivy Symptoms, Poison Ivy Treatment, and Poison Ivy Home Remedies.
I hope you will find this poison ivy website helpful and will actually learn something that will help your current or future situation. If you are new to poison ivy, I would recommend looking at the different types of poison ivy. If you currently have poison ivy, you should look at the symptoms and home remedies page then the treatment page.