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A 30-year-old female asked:

My almost 21 mo old is sneezing and has watery eyes much like my older kids' allergies. is a smaller dose of claritin (loratadine) okay for her? it's bad day/night

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Linda Brodsky
43 years experience
Remove the allergen: She may have perennial allergies to pets or dust mites. It would be best not to use systemic medication in such a young infant. Try to find out what her allergies are (have the older ones been tested?) and remove the allergen from the environment.
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Get checked: See your pediatrician . He may have a cold instead . Allergies at this young age unlikely ,

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