Never pop poison ivy blisters! Although they may be painful, an
open blister can easily become infected and lead to blood
poisoning. The blisters form as part of your body's immune response
to poison ivy and oak and are part of the healing
The fluid from the blisters do not contain urushiol, the oil
that causes poison ivy or oak rash, so scratching or breaking a
blister will not cause the rash to spread. If your rash is
continuing to spread, you are coming in contact with the plant's
oil either through direct or secondary contact.
If the blisters do break, cover the area loosely with a sterile
bandage protecting the wound from bacteria. In severe cases,
you should always contact your doctor.
Products like Calagel Anti-itch Gel or Tecnu
Rash Relief Spray can help dry the oozing from the