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My 13 month old is restless due to itchy rash on arms and legs. Consulting pedi in the morning. Is it ok to apply benadryl cream to sooth him?

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In brief: Avoid

using benadryl cream as it can be very sensitizing to the skin.
Make sure your child's nails are clipped short so he doesn't scratch himself. Try over the counter calamine lotion or aveeno soothing cream.

In brief: Avoid

using benadryl cream as it can be very sensitizing to the skin.
Make sure your child's nails are clipped short so he doesn't scratch himself. Try over the counter calamine lotion or aveeno soothing cream.
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