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Poison Sumac Guide: How to Prevent Poison Sumac Rash

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Mar 2, 2022 • 5 min read

Poison sumac can cause a rash because it contains urushiol, a plant oil known to cause an allergic reaction in some people. Learn more about how to identify poison sumac so you can avoid getting a poison sumac rash.