Questions tagged [allergies]

Questions about allergic reactions, including prevention and treatment

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What can I do to prevent getting poison ivy?

I have a very bad reaction to poison ivy. I take extraordinary measures to avoid any and all contact with it. I wear long socks and full pants in the middle of summer but I still end up getting it ...
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How should I treat poison ivy?

If I'm struck by poison ivy, what should I do? Is there a way to suppress the itch?