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healing process of poison oak-what is normal, should i help move it along?

Subject: healing process of poison oak-what is normal, should i help move it along?
Author: Judith
Date: 2/6/2005 2:01 pm
Views: 5995
Status: Approved
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How do you know if poison oak is moving towrads a healing process? I have it in various places, and some spots are pretty "flat" looking, while others look puffy and I guess blister like. Is this a good thing, or a bad thing? Should I do anything to push this process along? I've been putting on generic gold bond cream when it's pretty itchy, and thats abut it.
Also...my boyfriend, (who I got the poison oak from), says your supposed to soak in diluted bleach, because it helps dries out your skin and get rid of the rash. He did that and it seemed to take away some of the puffiness. Does anyone have any idea how safe/dangerous/effective this is?
Thanks in advance!

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healing process of poison oak- (Approved)Judith2/6/2005 2:01 pm