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With a poison oak rash, when can I shave my legs again?

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Dr. Tara Passow
Dermatology
9 doctors agree

In brief: Rash still active?

If the skin is still blistery, draining, itchy, or red, it would be best to wait until it's healed.

In brief: Rash still active?

If the skin is still blistery, draining, itchy, or red, it would be best to wait until it's healed.
Dr. Tara Passow
Dr. Tara Passow
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Dr. Anlin Xu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
8 doctors agree

In brief: When it is gone

With poison oak, the skin is acutely inflamed.
Shaving ur legs may irritate the skin even more. U may want to wait till the rash is gone.

In brief: When it is gone

With poison oak, the skin is acutely inflamed.
Shaving ur legs may irritate the skin even more. U may want to wait till the rash is gone.
Dr. Anlin Xu
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Dr. Eric L. Weiss
Travel Medicine

In brief: Once healed

Shaving should be ok once there is no longer any redness, blistering, or scabbing remaining from the dermatitis - in other words once your skin has healed / recovered.

In brief: Once healed

Shaving should be ok once there is no longer any redness, blistering, or scabbing remaining from the dermatitis - in other words once your skin has healed / recovered.
Dr. Eric L. Weiss
Dr. Eric L. Weiss
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