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How should I know when I see a poison ivy plant in front of me?

3 leaflets. Poison ivy comes in a cluster of 3 leaflets. Have you ever heard “leaflets three, let it be”? It is green in th spring. By autumn if can be reddish or yellowish. It would be best to google it & look at a photograph. Read more...

Can you be allergic to poison ivy if you are allergic to pollen? I am very allergic to pollen and my friends want to take a camping trip off into the mountains where there is sure to not only be plenty of pollen but also plants like poison ivy. Should I

Poison . Poison ivy and poison oak produce their skin lesions lesion by direct contact with the plant oils found on their leaves. This can occur by brushing the plant or indirect transfer like coming in contact with smoke from burning the plant. You treat these lesions by washing the area thoroughly and applying a topical medication to sooth the itching, such as calamine lotion. Sinus allergies are due to pollen that plants and trees shed during their reproduction process. This pollen cause an allergic reaction within the body when inhaled. Treatment consist of taking antihistamines. Read more...