Searching for the best poison ivy treatment? Dr. David Myers of Utah Valley Dermatology in Lehi, Utah can ease the intense pain and disability with his effective poison ivy treatment. Common medical dermatology treatments include: oral cortisone pills or a cortisone injection in combination with topical medicine. These will decrease the inflammation and help relieve the itchiness as well.
If you come into contact with poison oak or ivy an immediate poison ivy treatment is to wash your skin as soon as possible to remove the juice of the poison oak and ivy plant. If you are not able to rinse the areas of your skin or are unaware of the plant juices until a rash or discomfort begin here is what you can expect. The typical poison ivy and oak rash last 3-4 weeks. Ice packs or cold showers/baths are a temporary poison ivy treatment and will relieve your itching. Some individuals find they get more relief by putting hot water (not scalding) on the itchy areas.
If you have questions concerning Poison Ivy Treatment call Utah Valley Dermatology in Lehi, Utah and schedule an appointment to meet with Dr. David Myers. At your visit, Dr. Myers will work with you to develop an individualized poison ivy treatment plan for your specific condition. Utah Valley Dermatology, the best skin care by a caring staff!