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Can I use Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream on my 7 month olds mosquito bites that he is allergic to?

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Dr. Kristin Sokol
11 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: A 7 month old can use topical benadryl (diphenhydramine) for itching associated with mosquito bites. Also, applying cold compresses and ice should bring down swelling and help with itching.
Answered on Aug 20, 2017
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