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My Daughter Is Having Some Type Of Allergic Reaction .

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Posted on Tue, 28 Jul 2020
Question: My daughter is having some type of allergic reaction. How should I treat it? She has a few hives. I have photos.
The only thing out of the normal was that I gave her the zarbees cough medicine with agave in it this morning.
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Answered by Dr. Heang Chan Raksmey (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Talk to her doctor about antihistamine and hydrocortisone cream maybe also help. Avoid trigger is the best way in prevention of hives.

Detailed Answer:
Hello and thank you for your question Mullett. Hope I can be of help for you today. Through reading your query I understand and would like to help you with this question. How long does your daughter have this kind of rash already? You have to make sure if there is no effect on her breathing. Some hives you might not need treatment. Hives usually go away in a few days or weeks, even if you do not give her treated. If she has hives for the first time, talk to her doctor about whether or not need treatment. If she does, the first step will be to figure out if anything triggered the hives. If so, you will your daughter to avoid that trigger. Make sure you follow up her all the way what she eat or drink or using different soap or lotion etc. If you see something that make her rash she need to avoid those stuffs. To relieve itching or rash, she may need to take medicines called antihistamines but you need to talk to her doctor about this kind of medicine. Hydrocortisone cream sometimes can be help for the rash and itching.

Hope I have answered your query. If you do not have any clarifications, you can close the discussion and rate the answer. Wish your child have good health. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Best regards,
Dr. Heang Chan Raksmey, General and Family Physician

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My Daughter Is Having Some Type Of Allergic Reaction .

Brief Answer: Talk to her doctor about antihistamine and hydrocortisone cream maybe also help. Avoid trigger is the best way in prevention of hives. Detailed Answer: Hello and thank you for your question Mullett. Hope I can be of help for you today. Through reading your query I understand and would like to help you with this question. How long does your daughter have this kind of rash already? You have to make sure if there is no effect on her breathing. Some hives you might not need treatment. Hives usually go away in a few days or weeks, even if you do not give her treated. If she has hives for the first time, talk to her doctor about whether or not need treatment. If she does, the first step will be to figure out if anything triggered the hives. If so, you will your daughter to avoid that trigger. Make sure you follow up her all the way what she eat or drink or using different soap or lotion etc. If you see something that make her rash she need to avoid those stuffs. To relieve itching or rash, she may need to take medicines called antihistamines but you need to talk to her doctor about this kind of medicine. Hydrocortisone cream sometimes can be help for the rash and itching. Hope I have answered your query. If you do not have any clarifications, you can close the discussion and rate the answer. Wish your child have good health. Let me know if I can assist you further. Best regards, Dr. Heang Chan Raksmey, General and Family Physician