Poison Ivy & Oak: Treatment and Prevention (Video)

A blistering and itching rash can occur after the skin comes into contact with an oil found on certain plants, such as poison ivy, poison oak or poison sumac.

The following video provides some tips on caring for skin that has been affected by this rash and suggestions on when to seek medical care.

The American Academy of Dermatology is the largest, most influential and most representative of all dermatologic associations. With a membership of more than 17,000, it represents virtually all practicing dermatologists in the United States.


Reference: American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)

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