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Q: How do you stop the itch caued by poison oak?
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Is it true that chlorine relieves the itch from poison oak?

yes chlorine relieves the itch


Which plant makes a worse rash poison oak or poison sumac?

Poison sumac is the worst. It makes purple spots that itch terribly. Poison oak makes raised water filled blisters. It itches but nowhere as bad as sumac.


What type of rash do you have if you have red small bumps that itch?

Its possible that you have: poison ivy, poison oak, bed bug bites, or chicken pocks.


Will triamcinolone cream help dry up poison oak?

I tend to get more of a dry itch when I get poison oak, but it can last for weeks and pops up on different parts of the body. I have used Triamcinolone Acetnide cream and had very good results in terms of reducing inflammation and sooting the itch factor. It is as good as any other steroid cream I have tried in remedying poison oak.


What looks like poison oak but does not itch?

i have the same thing! it made a little bubble thing ontop too!


How does poison ivy make people?

Poison ivy, poison oak, nettles, and so forth, make a person's skin itch in the worst way, and makes small blisters on a person's skin.


Can you get poison oak from the oak tree?

No. Poison Oak is a different species than oak trees. Poison Oak is a shrub with leaves that look similar to an oak trees.


How many leaves does poison oak have?

poison oak has five leaves....i think


What is a difference of poison ivy and poison oak?

poison oak looks diffen then the other


Where is there a picture of poison oak?

The following picture is a poison oak. If no picture shows up then simply type 'poison oak' into google images


Can poison oak grow from acorns?

No. Poison oak is not a tree, but a vine. Oak trees grow from acorns.


How do you make poison oak stop itching?

antihistamine,dock leaf


Why do sessile oak trees produce a poison from its roots?

to stop other plants growing near it


What are adaptations of poison oak?

those are poison


What happens when you put on poison oak cream on when you don't have poison oak?

nothing really


Is poison oak a bacteria or a virus?

Poison oak is a green plant, not a bacteria or virus.


What causes Red bumps in a line?

Maybe poison ivy. if spaced very close together. If spaced 1\4 inch apart in sets of 2,3,4 or even 5 . . . .BED Bugs. they will itch but won't spread whereas poison ivy or oak spread where ever you itch.


Will bactroban cream help poison oak?

Bactroban cream can help poison oak and is sometimes prescribed to help heal the skin damage that comes from exposure to the poison oak. In most cases, poison oak will go away on its own.


Which is worse poison ivy poison oak or poison sumac?

sumac


Which is the poisenous plant?

poison ivy, poison oak


Is poison oak contagious?

No


Is there poison oak in Michigan?

No


Does burning dead poison oak in wood stove put off a poison gas?

Burning poison oak (or poison ivy or poison sumac) can release the urushiol, which is the oily substance in poison oak that many (but not all) people have strong reactions to. Worse, the urushiol will be carried in the smoke from the fire, and it will get into the lungs of anyone who breathes in the smoke. If you think that having poison oak on your arms and legs is bad, just imagine having that poison oak reaction on the inside of your lungs.Bottom line: do not ever burn poison oak.


How do you treat posion oak?

The best way to treat poison oak is to use a cold compress on the areas that are developing a rash or itch. You can also use calamine lotion or a hydrocortisone cream to relieve the itching and burning sensations.


Why do sunburns itch?

I don't know why they itch exactly, part of the healing process most likely. I do have a few tips to relieve the itch however: A couple days ago I got a moderate sunburn, it wasn't particularly bad, no peeling or blistering. However, after a few days it all of a sudden began to itch EXTREMELY bad. I had eczema as a child so I have a fairly high itch tolerance, but this itch made me feel insane and I would have pulled my hair out it I wasn't too busy slathering my burn with lotion and pure aloe. Neither seemed to help as soon as I released. Here is what did work: Aveeno Anti-Itch concentrated cream that is for use on chicken pox, poison oak and poison ivy -- I'm sure other poison ivy/oak anti-itch creams would work similarly well. I took a breif cool shower to wash off the lotion and aloe and then slathered a thick layer of the itch cream on top. It worked like magic. Within 5 minutes I went from feeling like I needed to go to the emergency room to feeling okay enough to try to sleep. Key point AVEENO POISON OAK AND POISON IVY ANTI-ITCH CREAM WORKS TO RELIEVE SEVERE SUNBURN ITCH!! Hope this helps :)