17 Jun 2010
An over-the-counter antihistamine such as Benadryl and or a steroid cream may help relieve itching. Speak to your pharmacist.
Read more: http://www.drugs.com/enc/poison-ivy-oak-sumac.html
Desonide is a prescription steroid cream and should only be used on your doctors recommendation.
All the best.
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