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Is it possible to get poison ivy again after ridding of it?

11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Andrew Murphy
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
8 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Individuals who contract poison ivy are allergic to it and subsequent exposures will result in return of the rash.

In brief: Yes

Individuals who contract poison ivy are allergic to it and subsequent exposures will result in return of the rash.
Dr. Andrew Murphy
Dr. Andrew Murphy
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Dr. Eric L. Weiss
Travel Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes!

Poison oak rash, a "contact dermatitis", is like an allergic reaction to the oil in the plant.
Although an individual's sensitivity can vary over time, it is common to get poison oak, if you are sensitive, more than once.

In brief: Yes!

Poison oak rash, a "contact dermatitis", is like an allergic reaction to the oil in the plant.
Although an individual's sensitivity can vary over time, it is common to get poison oak, if you are sensitive, more than once.
Dr. Eric L. Weiss
Dr. Eric L. Weiss
Thank
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