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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: Do you have a rash with itch? There are some topical/ cream products that contain benadryl that can be safely used on the face. Please read label of ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joram Seggev
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
By mouth, possibly: Rash to a cream usually is due to contact dermatitis. The best treatment is avoidance, namely stopping the offending cream. If the rash continues afte ... Read More
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Dr. Corey Clay
10 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not advised: This will not help with most pediatric rashes, including hives. Although this could be a benign viral eruption, best to notify the pediatrician for a ... Read More
A 2-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
No do not use: benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream.. Get some aveeno oatmeal bath packets and put her in the bathtub with one of these packets dissolved to soothe the i ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Seward
22 years experience Dermatology
If : If you feel the rash on your face is due to a new cosmetic, i would recommend that you stop the product and use otc Hydrocortisone cream. I would con ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rupp
21 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Please Clarify: It is not at all clear what is happening to your face
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
40 years experience General Practice
See a Dermatologist: It is really impossible to say what this rash may be without a more detailed history and exam. I suggest you make an appointment with a Dermatologist ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
44 years experience Allergy and Immunology
PUPPP: You may have puppp - pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy, a benign but itchy problem that resolves at delivery. But there are many ca ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
35 years experience Family Medicine
Not recommended: Benedryl cream can be absorbed through the skin. Prior to 2 months of age, absorption of medications through the skin is significantly greater. Bene ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Possible but: If the child is really young (under 2 years) and has a strong family history of allergy, this may well be the early stage of atopic eczema. We need mo ... Read More
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