Illnesses & Symptoms: Preschooler, Benadryl

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Benadryl and Cold Medications

I was wondering if someone can help me out here. My daughter is 5 years old and suffers from allergies year round. well today she woke up and started to cry because her nose was really congested and now it is runny. I thing she has a cold on top of the allergies. Like I said she is 5 years old and weighs about 38 pounds I think. Have any of you given your child Benadryl at this age and just how much do you give them? And also does anyone know of a good place to take her to be tested for allergies? I live in NE Mpls so anywhere close to St....


Help with 4 Year Old

My son has recently turned 4. In the past month, he's started screaming when...


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Benadryl at Night

My almost 4 year old son has been waking up at night with a stuffy/blocked nose. I have given him Benadryl 1 tsp. for the last two nights and he has slept through the night without getting up. How long can I give him Benadryl for? I have heard its pretty safe for kids. Can they take it for an extended period of time (like everyday for months)? I am already waking up at least twice in the night due to my 5 month old and could really use some sleep!


Benadryl for Travel?

This may sound awful so I am asking for some feedback on this subject. I...