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6 yr old with coxsackie a virus. given prednisinne n keflex. within 24 hours hives. now on benadryl/zantac/tylenol.itching still bad. other meds try?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Baths: Try giving your child luke warm baths with several tablespoons of corn starch or baking soda added to the water four times a day. You can also try oatmeal baths.
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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 44 years experience
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you can get the best treatment.
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Dr. Natalie Geary
Pediatrics 31 years experience
why was the child given steroids and antibiotics for a viral infection?
May 26, 2013
Last updated Jun 8, 2013

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