Poison Ivy Help

poison-ivyWe all know that we should wear sunscreen, hats and stay out of the sun to avoid the most common summer skin problem – sunburn! But sunburns aren’t the only summer skin issue. Rashes from plants can also put a damper on your summer fun.

Poison Ivy, Poison Oak and Poison Sumac

All three of these contain an oil called urushiol, which most people are allergic to. Most people come into contact with poison ivy indirectly while gardening, hiking or camping. You can spread the oil wherever you touch your body until the oil is washed off and it can take up to 5 days before symptoms appear. Continue reading “Poison Ivy Help”

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