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How long can poison ivy spread?
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
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In brief: Poison ivy
Signs and symptoms of a poison ivy rash include: redness, itching, swelling, blisters, often, the rash looks like a straight line because of the way the plant brushes against the skin.
But if you come into contact with a piece of clothing or pet fur that has urushiol on it, the rash may be more spread out.

In brief: Poison ivy
Signs and symptoms of a poison ivy rash include: redness, itching, swelling, blisters, often, the rash looks like a straight line because of the way the plant brushes against the skin.
But if you come into contact with a piece of clothing or pet fur that has urushiol on it, the rash may be more spread out.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
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Dr. Andrew Murphy
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: It does not
Poison ivy does not spread.
The rash from poison ivy is caused takes several hours to days to show up. When poison ivy "spreads" it is probably because one is in contact with the oil of the plant, called urushiol, that causes the rash.

In brief: It does not
Poison ivy does not spread.
The rash from poison ivy is caused takes several hours to days to show up. When poison ivy "spreads" it is probably because one is in contact with the oil of the plant, called urushiol, that causes the rash.
Dr. Andrew Murphy
Dr. Andrew Murphy
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