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Poison ivy (or oak) is caused by exposure to the olioresin (oil) of the plant. It does not come back in the same place two months later unless you...
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The poison ivy rash usually starts one or two days after exposure, though the delay between contact and its onset can be longer, up to several days...
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Yes, you can work-out. Poison ivy cannot be spread to others from your skin, but it would be courteous to keep in covered if you can. Hopefully, you...
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Zanfel only helps if applied immediately afterthe exposure to Poison Ivy. Depdending upon...
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If a rash forms on your skin where you have been exposed to it, you should see a doctor...
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Poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac are all plants that can cause a temporary, irritating rash when they come in contact with your skin. This...
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The rash caused by poison ivy (Toxicodendron radicans) is an allergic reaction to an oil in the poison ivy leaf. When the leaf touches your skin, the...
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Urushiol is a chemical found in the oil of mango sap. Urushiol is also found in poison ivy and poison oak. Therefore, people who have a history of...
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Rash will take another week to fully dissipate.  Hang in there!
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I'm sorry to hear you got poison ivy. Ouch!I hope by now your rash has cleared up. I'm not sure why the rash would come back after clearing...
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The skin only reacts in ONE WAY....a rash. There are a few thousand things that can result in a skin eruption, so the answer is "yes", it...
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Poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac are plants that contain an irritating, oily sap called urushiol. Urushiol triggers an allergic reaction when...