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What Poison Oak and Ivy Rashes Look Like

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Updated February 23, 2009

Learn what rashes caused by poison oak, poison ivy and poison sumac look like.
What Poison Oak and Ivy Rashes Look Like

This is contact dermatitis caused by poison ivy, located on the leg. These early lesions consist of multiple small blisters, often in a line, where the skin has brushed against the poison ivy plant. As the rash heals, the blisters will peel and flake.

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Learn what rashes caused by poison oak, poison ivy and poison sumac look like.

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