Definition of Poison ivy

Reviewed on 3/29/2021

Poison ivy: Skin inflammation that results from contact with the poison ivy vine. Chemicals produced by this vine cause an immune reaction, producing redness, itching, and blistering of the skin. Treatment involves use of topical medications.

SLIDESHOW

Could I Be Allergic? Discover Your Allergy Triggers See Slideshow

Health Solutions From Our Sponsors