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Small child, bitten by mosquitoes on arms, legs, face. Applying calamine lotion. Treatment?

My 21 Month old son was bitten by mosquito s over 70 times on his arms, legs and face. He is obviously allergic and has come up in welts and red marks and it is very itchy. I have been applying camline lotion and have tried to give him an antihistamine however he will not take it. Do you have any further suggestions. I wondered if I need to take him to the dr.
Asked On : Mon, 24 Dec 2012
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first thing use good mosquito repelent, for excessive itching calamine lotion, aloevera lotion is soothing.if itching is not controlled of redness associated with itching
i try another antihistaminic with good flvour.
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