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Does hot water worsen a poison ivy / poison oak rash?

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Dr. Norman Levine
Dermatology

In brief: Poison ivy

No, hot water does not worsen the rash, but it does not help it either.

In brief: Poison ivy

No, hot water does not worsen the rash, but it does not help it either.
Dr. Norman Levine
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Dr. Katharine Garnier
and the hotter YOU are, the more it will itch!
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