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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?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 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.
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 43 years experience
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you can get the best treatment.
Dr. Natalie Geary
Pediatrics 30 years experience
why was the child given steroids and antibiotics for a viral infection?
May 26, 2013

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