A member asked:

My 13 month old is restless due to itchy rash on arms and legs. consulting pedi in the morning. is it ok to apply benadryl cream to sooth him?

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Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Avoid: using benadryl cream as it can be very sensitizing to the skin. Make sure your child's nails are clipped short so he doesn't scratch himself. Try over the counter calamine lotion or aveeno soothing cream.

Answered 1/11/2017

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