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Article imageTerry Graedon - May 13, 2021
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Prednisone for Poison Ivy | Please Taper Slowly!

Have you ever had BAD poison ivy? Doctors prescribe prednisone for poison ivy rashes. It works but requires a gradual taper over 1 to 2 weeks

Joe Graedon - August 10, 2020

Poison Ivy and Prednisone? Reader Rejects This Treatment

Terry Graedon - June 24, 2019

Can You Use Beer to Wash Off Poison Ivy?

Terry Graedon - June 10, 2019

What Can You Do About Poison Ivy?

Terry Graedon - November 1, 2018

How Aysa, an AI App, Helped a Mother with her Child’s Rash

The People's Pharmacy - August 6, 2018

Solutions to Stop Suffering from Poison Ivy

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Joe Graedon - July 9, 2018

Why Would Vicks VapoRub Soothe Poison Ivy Itch?

Have you ever wondered why hot water can ease a poison ivy itch or the itch of a mosquito bite? We think it's all about TRP. We think TRP might explain why Vicks VapoRub might also work.

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Joe Graedon - June 25, 2018

Rediscovering How Hot Water for Itches Works for Hours

What do you do for mosquito bites or poison ivy? Ever heard of hot water for itches? It's an old home remedy and it goes back to at least the 1960s. We have an explanation for how it works.