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10yrold daughter diag w/Coxsackie now has itchy painful lesions on labia and buttocks, tylenol (acetaminophen) motrin not helping. any topical or oral med advice?
Coxsackievirus: You do not say what type of Coxsackievirus infection your daughter was diagnosed with, but even if it was Hand, Foot and Mouth disease the lesions you are describing do not fit the clinical picture. You need to have these seen by a doctor and diagnosed and managed appropriately. Best wishes. ...Read more
It depends: This is an important question. Too much Acetaminophen is dangerous. According to epocrates, a drug information program, most healthy adults can get up to about 1, 000 mg in 4 hrs, and 4, 000 mg (4 grams) per day safely. Children should get less, based on their age or weight. Read labels carefully, and ask your doctor or nurse if unsure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer