A 32-year-old female asked:
my 22lb 15 month old son has hand foot and mouth disease can i give him benadryl (diphenhydramine) or can i rub a itch cream on it???
1 doctor answer
Dr. Marsha Davis answered
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: You can give him 5 mg( don't know in teaspoons because it depends on the concentration you buy so read the label closely) every 6 hours. Do not put cremes in open sores or fresh skin
Answered on Feb 24, 2016
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