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Poison Ivy

Review the symptoms and treatments for poison ivy in children. Plus learn how to identify and avoid poison ivy, so that your kids don't get the poison ivy rash in the first place.
  1. Poison Ivy
  2. Springtime Safety
  3. Pediatric Dermatology

Poison Ivy Quiz
Poison ivy can be a big problem, triggering itchy rashes, for families that like to spend a lot of time outdoors. Take our Poison Ivy Quiz to see if you know everything you should about poison ivy and are ready to keep your kids safe from poison ivy plants.

Poison Ivy Pictures
Review pictures of poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac, so that you can identify and avoid them, and see what kind of rashes that poison ivy can cause.

Poison Ivy - Poison Ivy Treatment Guide
Having a poison ivy treatment plan is essential if your kids play outside, since they will eventually be exposed to poison ivy and may break out in a rash. Learn to avoid these reactions by recognizing what poison ivy looks like and what treatments are available.

Poison Ivy Rash
Learn how to identify a child with a poison ivy rash and a classic case of poison ivy, which might include a child with a known exposure to poison ivy after a camping trip, hike in the woods, or day at the lake, who then develops a red, itchy rash all over his body a few days later.

Poison Ivy Prevention
Although a bad case of poison ivy can be enough incentive for some kids to avoid poison ivy plants, some kids will need to review these poison ivy prevention tips over and over.

Best Treatments for Poison Ivy
My kids get poison ivy a few times each year and, even with treatments, they still have an itchy rash for a few weeks. What are the best treatments for poison ivy?

Avoiding Poison Ivy
Learn to avoid and treat poison ivy exposures with your kids, including using products like Zanfel, Tecnu, and Ivy-Block.

Poison Ivy Remedies
Parents sometimes treat their children with poison ivy home remedies to try and control the itching. This sometimes works for very mild cases, but a visit to your pediatrician for prescription poison ivy remedies is often needed when your child has a poison ivy rash, especially if it is on the face or all over his body.

Poison Ivy Symptoms
Review the symptoms of poison ivy, which typically includes an intensely itchy rash with red bumps and blisters that forms after exposure to poison ivy, poison sumac, or poison oak.

Is Poison Ivy Contagious
Is poison ivy contagious? When can he go back to school? Review the answers to these common questions when a child is diagnosed with a poison ivy rash.

Avoiding Poison Ivy
Learn to avoid and treat poison ivy exposures with your kids, including using products like Zanfel, Tecnu, and Ivy-Block.

Identifying Poison Ivy
A nice picture of a poison ivy plant which demonstrates a lot of things you should look for to help you identify and avoid poison ivy.

Is This Poison Ivy?
Take our poll and decide whether or not you think the plant in this picture is poison ivy.

Poison Ivy Roots
View the aerial roots that allow poison ivy plants to cling to trees, fences, and other objects in this picture of poison ivy.

Poison Ivy Berries
Poison Ivy plants often have small, round berries in the summer and early fall, which you can see in this picture. They are green at first, but then turn a creamy white color.

Poison Oak Identification
Poison ivy pictures provided for poison ivy identification. Pictures help take us beyond the traditional 'leaves of 3' saying for proper identification.

Spotting and Avoiding Poison Ivy
How to spot, identify, and avoid poison oak, poison ivy, and poison sumac. Leaves of three, let it be!

Poison Ivy Plants
This page offers a handy index to the material on the About Landscaping site dealing with poison ivy plants and their relatives. Identification, eradication and treatment of poison ivy plants, oak and sumac are included.

Rhus, The Toxic Family - Forestry
What do you do about poison ivy, oak or sumac? Here are some tips on identifying, avoiding exposure and plant control.

Poison Ivy - Rhus Dermatitis
The rash caused by poison ivy and it's relatives causes itchy red blisters. Learn more about Rhus dermatitis, including how it can be prevented and treated.

Poison Ivy - ADAM Health Encyclopedia
Poison ivy, oak, and sumac are plants that commonly cause an allergic skin reaction. The result is typically an itching, red rash with bumps or blisters. Learn about the symptoms, treatment, and prevention of poison ivy rashes.

Poison Ivy on the Leg - ADAM Health Encyclopedia
View a picture of a classic case of poison ivy on a child's leg, with multiple small blisters in a line.

Poison Ivy, Oak & Sumac - AAD
Learn about poison ivy from the American Academy of Dermatology, including how to recognize and prevent poison ivy and treat poison ivy rashes. Plus review common myths about poison ivy.

Poison Ivy, Oak, and Sumac Information Center
The Poison Ivy, Oak, and Sumac Information Center, with discussion boards, pictures, FAQs, and information about treatments and cures.

Poison Ivy Tutorial
A tutorial to help you learn to identify, avoid, and treat poison ivy.

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