Can you get allergic reaction to poison ivy in the spring?

  1. chuckandus6 profile image77
    chuckandus6posted 2 years ago

    Can you get allergic reaction to poison ivy in the spring?

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  2. Biomedical profile image80
    Biomedicalposted 2 years ago

    Yes. Ivy produces the urushiol oil all year long. In August, the plant dries, and the oil dries into a dust. The wind can carry it, and give you the rash (a chemical burn, actually.)

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      chuckandus6posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      oh I thought it was just a summer thing, thank you it is good to know that.

 
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