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My daughter took some Grapefruit seed extract liquid as a mouthwash

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My daughter took some Grapefruit seed extract liquid as a mouthwash last night before bed she has been in pain with her tongue burning and watery eyes all night. What can we do to help with the pain?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 1 year ago.

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I would give her 50mg of benadryl and have her hold an ice cube in her mouth.

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I would expect things to be better in a few hours.

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I think she will be OK in the long run.

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If she starts to have any problems swallowing or has swelling of tongue or face I would get her in to a doctor or, if necessary, the ER right away. Although, from what you have posted, I don't think this will happen at this point.

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