|I got a nasty case of PO in the Santa Barbara hills in the middle of January. It was probably the 5th time I have had a big reaction over the last 20 years...and not the worst. However, my previous rashes...ususally worse...as bad as they were, disappeared entirely without a trace within a month. It is three months now on this exposure, and I have red and brown scars/discolorations (big ones..about 2 to 3 inches around) on my arms and legs that look like they are not going away!
They did not get infected, and did not get scratched any more than my previous cases...probably less. I hope your clears up.