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Subject: Re: Poison Oak
Author: Betsy D.
Date: 3/18/2007 5:57 pm
Views: 5056
Status: Approved
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It all depends. The rash is an overblown immune system response. For some people, it'll show up in hours for others it may take longer. Someone who has never had a reaction before can take a few days before seeing an initial outbreak.

There are many variables involved here including your own immunity. Not everyone is allergic to urushiol oil.

If it's been a week, it's likely that you won't break out now with a rash.

Hope this helps.

Poison Oak (Approved)Jkootar3/15/2007 8:28 am
  Re: Poison Oak (Approved)Betsy D.3/18/2007 5:57 pm