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Question:
I have poison ivy on my top eyelid and it's spreading fast. How do I treat it?

Answer:
Please visit your ophthalmologist to make sure this is the correct diagnosis. She may prescribe a topical and/or oral steroid medication. You may also wish to try using oral Benadryl and topical calamine lotion first.

Answered by: Rona Silkiss, MD Dr. Rona Silkiss

Categories: General Eye Health

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Answered: Aug 14, 2014

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