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Re: My face and eyes

Subject: Re: My face and eyes
Author: Debbie
Date: 8/3/2005 0:53 am
Views: 5790
Status: Approved
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Hi- I wrote this for someone else but this would apply for you also John. Your rash could last 3-4 weeks from start to finish. First make sure your face & body is clean from the Urishol. You may still have residue under your fingernails if you were not wearing gloves. This is really important because you can reinfect yourself. Either cut them as short as possible or scrub good under your nails and rub alcohol under each nail with a nail file wrapped with a tissue soaked in alcohol. Regular soap will not remove the oil--you need to wash with your choice of Zanfel (a poison ivy wash) Fels Naptha Laundry bar soap, grease-cutting dishwashing liquid, or wipe down with alcohol (but not eye area--use the soaps with eyes shut tight) If your eyes are severely swollen, you should go to your doctor if you have one a.s.p. or the ER. If they are moderately swollen, take Ibuprofen (helps alot) and Benadryl as directed on bottle (generic is fine) and rest with COLD wet cloth on your eyes until you see improvement. Soak any infected area with very cold water, cold wet cloths, or rub ice cubes on blisters for itch relief. Don't try the hot water method people talk about here. It makes it spread. All these will help with swelling and pain. If you have some PURE ALOE VERA Gel or EMU oil-- you can use a very thin layer on your face and eye area, test on a small area to make sure first, but it is very safe and effective for tender skin & burns. Again, if it gets worse or you are short of breath, do not hesistate to get medical help right away. [email protected]

My face and eyes (Approved)John7/24/2005 9:10 pm
  Re: My face and eyes (Approved)Brian7/25/2005 1:57 pm
  Re: My face and eyes (Approved)Debbie8/3/2005 0:53 am