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How long is poison ivy contagious?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: It is not contagious

But if you spread the urushiol - it will spread the poison ivy.
Anything which has touched urushiol from the poison ivy needs to be cleaned (clothes, shoes, gear etc.).

In brief: It is not contagious

But if you spread the urushiol - it will spread the poison ivy.
Anything which has touched urushiol from the poison ivy needs to be cleaned (clothes, shoes, gear etc.).
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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