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Re: I work with it all day

Subject: Re: I work with it all day
Author: MARILYN
Date: 4/27/2006 1:45 pm
Views: 3308
Status: Approved
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I HAVE POISON IVY NOW. NOT SEVERE, BUT IN SEVERAL PLACES. A FELLOW EMPLOYEE TOLD ME THAT WHEN SHE & HER HUSBUND WORK IN THE YARD THEY COME IN EMMEDIATELY AND TAKE A BATH WITH 1 CUP OF BLEACH ADDED TO THE BATH. IT MUST BE WORKING, THEY ARE POISON IVY FREE. SHE ALSO SAID THAT WHEN YOU FIRST SEE THE BUMP GET A Q-TIP AND DIP IT IN BLEACH AND DAB IT ON AND IT WILL HELP DRY IT UP. SHE SAID THIS ALSO WORKS ON FIRE ANT BITES (I'M IN ALABAMA) AND MOSQUITO BITES. I ALREADY HAD THE POISON IVY, SO I THROUGHLY WET A WHITE WASH CLOTH AND SOAK IT GOOD WITH BLEACH WHILE I WAS IN THE SHOWER AND SCRUBBED ALL THE INFECTED AREA, THEN I SCRUB WITH SOAP AND WATER. OF COURSE YOU DO NOT WANT TO PUT BLEACH AROUND YOUR FACE. IT DOES SEEM TO HELP SINCE I DON'T ITCH ALL THE TIME.

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I work with it all day (Approved)Maggie3/19/2006 7:40 am
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