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There was a camporee I went to called "the poison ivy campout". I "lucked out" in that I only had two patches on my legs, and two on my arms.As long as you don't get it on your junk.I remember when I was in the Boy Scouts,and got a bad case of poison junk.They should have had a merit badge for that.
Have it currently on my forearms. Landscaper bud recommended Zanfel. Said the same, expensive but it works. Mine isn't too bad so I'm just using anti itch cream and waiting it out.You can buy Zanfel at CVS..... Its expensive but works. The mean green I heard is the same thing but not advertised for poisen ivy
Scratch it?I am at the point where I think it is entirely reasonable to saw off my lower legs to stop the itching. Thoughts?
Aaron[MA];5599124 said:Scratch it?
Seriously, as long as you've washed away the plant oil (urishiol) that causes the rash, I don't see the harm in scratching
I too swear i can get the rash from pictures, or even just thinking about PI...
I pop every blister I can reach and wash them with rubbing alcohol.
I have Technu and Mean Green, but those are both more for helping to get the urishiol off your skin after initial contact. I've never noticed much itching relief from them in any chemical way, but both have pumice in them, so you're kinda scratching your itch as you rub them over the rash.
As someone else mentioned, the hottest water i can stand running over the rash does something for me as well.
We just bought a new house a month ago, and I found a sh*t ton of PI all around the edge of the cleared land and just beyond the tree line. Actually it found me first after an afternoon pulling weeds and vines and cutting brush.
I bought a $20 sprayer at HD and did 2 rounds of spraying. First time was with mix with a gallon of vinegar, a cup of salt and 10 drops of Dawn. I only gave it 3 or 4 days to work, but it seemed to be killing everything I saturated with it. Of course that wasn't good enough or fast enough for me so I got the Ortho Tough Brush PI product someone posted above. That was about a week ago and that stuff def works; I have wilted and browning PI all over the place now.
Yeah I've had that.As long as you don't get it on your junk.I remember when I was in the Boy Scouts,and got a bad case of poison junk.They should have had a merit badge for that.