Poison ivy rash is allergic
Urushiol is a colorless, or slightly yellow oil that oozes from any cut, or crushed, part of the plant, including both stem and leaves. Simply brushing against a plant may not cause a reaction. On the other hand, you may develop dermatitis without ever coming into contact with poison...
In susceptible individuals, poison ivy causes allergic contact dermatitis. While contact may be apparent and avoidable in many cases, it... Read more »
The beginning of summer kicks off the camping and hiking season, anxiously awaited by those who have endured a long cold winter. This year will... Read more »