The rash itself is not contagious, and the fluid in the blisters does not spread the rash. Poison ivy appears as soon as four hours or as long as 10 days after the exposure, depending on individual sensitivity and the amount exposure. As the rash appears, any sensitivity a person had begins to increase. One starts to react to the slightest traces of a few molecules on the skin. This causes the rash to appear to be spreading, even after treatment has begun.
by Sarah Falkner 6 years ago
What are the facts about the spread of poison ivy/oak?A friend did not know he had been in contact with it. He came over after work, pet my dog, watched a movie, fell asleep on couch. The next day he was covered in a rash and his co-worker also has rash. I know it is the...
by Skookum 6 years ago
Is poison ivy contagious?Last week I was outside working and noticed what I thought was bug bites. This whole week my asthma has been bad, allergies etc. at work I happened to scratch my arm and one of my co workers remarked that I had poison ivy. I have never had it so I had no idea. I have been...
by noturningback 6 years ago
Poison Ivy, how do you get rid of it?What types of remedies have you used to get rid of Poison Ivy fast?
by PhoenixV 6 years ago
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