Breshears-Prevention Against Getting Poison Ivy

A Family Nurse Practioner at Chariton Valley Family Medicine saw a rash of poison ivy cases in April, with people hunting mushrooms, turkeys, or just enjoying the outdoors. Lindy Breshears suggests preparation before heading out….

Breshears says the next step is when coming back indoors…..

If you do contract poison on your skin, Breshears says some over-the-counter products can help manage the rash and help you avoid scratching, which introduces bacteria and increases the risk of infection. She was a recent guest on the KWIX Doctors Office program.