A 6-year-old male asked:
Will calamine lotion help soothe coxsackie itch/rash?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Katharine Cox answered
44 years experience in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Try: You can try it, but most topicals don't help and taking Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or atarax may work better. It does coat the area so you are less likely to touch/scratch it. All the best.
Answered on Oct 21, 2018
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