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Can a child get poison ivy in the winter from touching a toy or bike that she played with in the summer (and got sap on it then)?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Yes: The rhus antigen remains active until the protein matrix breaks down, which may take years.
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