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I Know I am senative to poison ivy. I accidently hit my head

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I Know I am senative to poison ivy. I accidently hit my head on a tree that I know has a poison ivy vine on it. My right eye is swollen almost closed. I also have itching on my forehead above my eye. What treatment can I do.

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wash with soap and water

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cold compresses

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benadryl 50mg

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OTC allergy meds like Zertec.

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You can also put calamine lotion on the area, but keep it out of your eye.

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I believe you will be OK in the long run

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