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Need answers fast what does poison ivy look like in the eye?

Need answers fast what does poison ivy look like in the eye?

Swelling: The eyelid would be swollen with possible blisters and itchy. Wash the area to remove the allergen and see a doctor for proper treatment. An eye doctor or opthamologist would be appropriate. ...Read more

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Dr. Wm. Marcus Spurlock
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Is there a way, without medication, to reduce the eye swelling from poison ivy?

Is there a way, without medication, to reduce the eye swelling from poison ivy?

Maybe first be sure: You are dealing with poison ivy. But if you are certain then cold compresses may help...But usually you also need anithistamine pills..The itching and swelling can get pretty annoying. See a dr if it isn't getting better. ...Read more

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My eye is very irritated. I thought I had a bug bite right next to my lower right lid. The bumps do not look like poison ivy, what should I do?

My eye is very irritated. I thought I had a bug bite right next to my lower right lid. The bumps do not look like poison ivy, what should I do?

See eye doc: There is no way to tell what the cause may be. If artificial tear does not help. check with your doctor. ...Read more

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What do I do if poison ivy got into my eyes?

What do I do if poison ivy got into my eyes?

Steroids: If you were exposed to poison ivy in your eyes and you are allergic to it then see your doctor or go to the emergency room because you should be on oral steroids to prevent a significant allergic reaction. Wash the poison ivy out as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What do I do for swelling of my face and eyes due to contact with poison ivy?

What do I do for swelling of my face and eyes due to contact with poison ivy?

See MD: A recent event with poison ivy, especially involving the eyes can be very painful. Many docs will put patients on a ultra short course of prednisone, that should get you through the acute phase. Call, and feel better! ...Read more

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How could i get rid of poison ivy on my mouth and eye?

How could i get rid of poison ivy on my mouth and eye?

Steroids: Once the oils are off of your skin and clothes (by showering and washing clothes in hot water), poison ivy is not contagious. It is very irritation however because of what is called a type 4 immune response. The best way to stop that response is to use some steroids like prednisone. Any urgent care or clinic should be able to prescribe this for you. ...Read more

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My 7 year old son has what looks to be poison ivy really close to his eye. What can I put on it to dry it up?

My 7 year old son has what looks to be poison ivy really close to his eye. What can I put on it to dry it up?

Topical steroidcream: Pick up some topical hydrocortison cream and apply 3 x daily. A higher dose cream at 2.5% would be faster resolution but requires a prescription. Topical calamine can also help dry it up. ...Read more

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