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Poison Ivy and Shoulder Surgery all in the same week

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by Signals, Sep 18, 2013.

  1. Signals

    Signals Suspicious looking stranger

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    I am looking for someone who can testify to the effectiveness of Allstop poison ivy products. Also, do you have any other great remedies for poison ivy, lets hear them?

    I had shoulder surgery on the 10th and picked up PI at some point last week. I am highly allergic to PI and I am one miserable sack of crap right now. The timing couldn't be worse. I MUST find some way to shorten the life cycle of this PI, because I have to start Physical Therapy next week at the latest.

    It's hell nursing my shoulder wounds and PI at the same time.
     
  2. DallasCowpoke

    DallasCowpoke Fierce Allegiance

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    I've had friends use it that said it worked great. 24-36 hours significant relief. Others that had no results, or just as good results with "OTC" products.

    I can't attest to either. I'm seem to be fairly immune to PI. I've been waist deep in it, in the height of the growing season, and barely came away w/ a mild 24 hr rash.

    Sympathies to ya though.
     
  3. dexternjack

    dexternjack World Traveler

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    My grandma used to swear that a banana did the trick. Un-wrap it and smear the inside of the peel over the area. I never got the chance to try it and hope it stays that way.
     

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