Why does the poison ivy rash keep popping up on different areas of my body?


Urushiol absorbs into the skin at different rates on different parts of the body.  Your wrists may break out a day or two earlier than your forearm breaks out.  It is normal and doesn't mean you have been exposed to the urushiol again.

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Unexpected Sources of Poison Ivy or Oak Rash

Check out our infographic for some unexpected sources of poison ivy rash.