Childhood Illnesses: Benadryl

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Children's Benadryl for Infant?

My 8 mo old has terrible allergies this week. Sneezing and a runny nose. No cough or fever is associated. The mucous is clear. Would it be ok to give him a small dosage of Children's Benadryl? I called to ask my pedi but they connected me to the nurse who has yet to return my call. Thanks!

Chicken Pox

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Could This Be Chicken Pox?

my son has red bumps on his body.. abotu 20 spots... arms legs torso.. a couple here a couple there. it is 40 degrees outside.. not a mosquito to be seen. my hub said bedbugs.. but I see no evidence of bedbugs... He is acting totally fine.. no fever.. no lethargy.. running around all day. he is not vaccintaed for chicken pox. i have not heard of any cases of pox at their school.. (and the school is good about sending notes home for illnesses.) the only reason I think chicken pox. is this is the time of year for pox.. i...


Is It Chicken Pox???

Help, My son has a rash all over his chest, tummy and sides. They started...


Chicken Pox or Is It?

I am wondering if anyone has had this happen to their children that have had...

Hand, Foot & Mouth

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Hand, Foot and Mouth

Does anyone have any advice on how to deal with hand, foot and mouth. My poor 14 month old is miserable. She goes through phases where she seems OK then cries for hours in pain. Its just awful, any advice would be greatly appreciated!

Measles, Mumps & More

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Measles / Benedryl

My 14 year old son came down with a rash that is covering his back and stomach last night. The rash is continuing to spread today as small red splotches and bumps. I was wondering if Benedryl would help relieve some of the itching. Can Benedryl be used in conjunction with Tylonal for measles?