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what's a good way for us to sleep at night with a child with eczema?

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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Antihistamine: Antihistamine, e.g., Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Hydroxyzine is often prescribed as part of treatment regimen for a child with severe eczema. Eczema has to be well controlled as well.
Answered on Jun 25, 2014

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