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is it safe to use calamine lotion on a 2 1/2 year old?

3 doctor answers
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: This is safe.
Answered on Jun 7, 2019
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Calamine lotion is often used in children for itchy rashes. It is for external use only!
Answered on Jun 7, 2019
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Calamine lotion: Yes.
Answered on Jun 7, 2019
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