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Re: poison oak-swelling

Subject: Re: poison oak-swelling
Author: Betsy D.
Date: 5/28/2003 4:35 pm
Views: 11326
Status: Approved
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Hi Jamie,

Swelling actually isn't that uncommon. This is an allergic reaction. I do have to mention that I'm not a doctor and if you find this condition something of concern, please be sure to discuss with your doctor. With that said - you might try ibuprofen to help with the itching and swelling. Here's a bit of a reference: Poison Ivy. It is a PDF document. I've read a few mentions about using an anti-inflamatory like ibuprofen. When in doubt though be sure to consult your doctor.

poison oak-swelling (Approved)Jamie5/27/2003 10:25 pm
  Re: poison oak-swelling (Approved)Betsy D.5/28/2003 4:35 pm