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Hello, my 11 month old has a slight rash around her mouth after eating a tomato and i was wondering if i can give her some childrens benadryl and if so how much? infant allergic reaction

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Yes: The dose is a teaspoon of the 12.5 mg/5 ml syrup per 25 lb. given as often as every 4-6 hrs.
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