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ds 6 months may have eaten an ivy leaf. what do I do?

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MinkyBorage Mon 12-Oct-09 16:29:00

I'm guessing it's not poison ivy as none of us have ever suffered skin rashes from touching it.................help

NancyBotwin Mon 12-Oct-09 16:31:16

Are you sure he has eaten it? I would have thought that one nibble would make him spit it out - would have quite a bitter taste?

DorotheaPlentighoul Mon 12-Oct-09 16:31:20

Google it, call NHS 24, call the poison control place (do they have those here?) -- don't know but hope he will be fine.

MinkyBorage Mon 12-Oct-09 16:34:22

not sure, dd2 had a few leaves, don't kno how many which he was playing with and I fished one out of his mouth which he was struggling with, so hoping that he didn't/couldn't swallow one. there were a couple of v small ones though!!
no luck googling so far, will call nhs direct to be safe.

thanks

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