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My son has erythema multiforme minor and looks and feels terrible. What will help him?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Meds,cool bath

Emm will often take a while to peak in its intensity given the variable trigger (food, illness) & during that period anti-histamines may help suppress a wider breakout and itching.
Often i rx with a short course of an anti-inflammatory steroid orally (injection works faster). Avoid hot baths or trips outside in the summer heat. Ibuprofen sometimes helps the grumpiness.

In brief: Meds,cool bath

Emm will often take a while to peak in its intensity given the variable trigger (food, illness) & during that period anti-histamines may help suppress a wider breakout and itching.
Often i rx with a short course of an anti-inflammatory steroid orally (injection works faster). Avoid hot baths or trips outside in the summer heat. Ibuprofen sometimes helps the grumpiness.
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