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my son is 4yrs old . has coxasockie virus .. with bad blisters on his feet and hands ... screaming and crying from the itching.. what do you recommend?

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Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
Hand Foot and Mouth: Give him claritin syrup 2tsp once daily and you can rub some aquaphor or aveeno (oatmeal) lotion directly on to the blisters. Not a good idea to use a cortisone cream since it is a virus the body is attacking and no treatment for it.
Answered on Oct 29, 2014

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