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Help! daughter has a bad case lof poison ivy I am assuming. Her face is staring to swell and can barely one her ? should I take her to the Er??

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Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics
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In brief: Anaphylaxis

When facial swelling is present and associated with respiratory distress or trouble swallowing, a severe allergic reaction could be occurring.
In these circumstances, a visit to an emergency room would be wise. In cases of poison ivy, oral diphenhydramine (Benedryl) may reduce symptoms.

In brief: Anaphylaxis

When facial swelling is present and associated with respiratory distress or trouble swallowing, a severe allergic reaction could be occurring.
In these circumstances, a visit to an emergency room would be wise. In cases of poison ivy, oral diphenhydramine (Benedryl) may reduce symptoms.
Dr. Tanya Russo
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Dr. Al Hegab
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Better be seen in ER

Can't really understand your description, but seems to be serious, so better go to ER for evaluation/reassurance

In brief: Better be seen in ER

Can't really understand your description, but seems to be serious, so better go to ER for evaluation/reassurance
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab
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