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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Carroll
10 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: Poison ivy on the penis is unusual. Only skin that touches a poison ivy plant or something contaminated with the plant oil would cause this. I suggest ... Read More

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Balin
46 years experience in Dermatology
Poison ivy: It depends upon how recently he got poison ivy. After exposure the antigen becomes fixed to the skin. If a few days have gone by and the allergic re ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
See doctor: You may need a short course of prednisone to control the ivy dermatitis which when extensive can be very serious. In the meanwhile be sure to clean up ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
No: If the area has been washed after the exposure, the rash would not be transmitted to another person. As to how he got poison ivy on his penis, that's ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Donato
24 years experience in Urology
Refrain Until Cured: Developing a rash from any of the plants you listed on the penis/scrotum should be treated as a serious complication. However, assuming he washed bef ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadeem Shaikh
30 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes : you should be fine unless you are highly allergic to poison ivy In that case you either need to seek medical help or monitor closely
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A member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes but: If the penis is still inflamed, it may be painful to have sex.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
33 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Poison ivy: Not until it is gone.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
If there is any: Urushiol on his penis - it should be cleaned off first. If he has broken, painful skin - it would be better to wait until he has healed more.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Until it heals: Poison ivy is not transmitted from person to person unless the resin from the ivy is still present on the skin. You can have sex any time you can han ... Read More

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