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3 year old with viral infection. Allergic to citrus fruits. Blisters on the tongue. Due to allergy?

Hi My daughter is three years old, she has had a viral infection for nearly three weeks, we are aware that our daughter is allergic to citrus fruit and after the first instants of here having the viral infection we managed to clear after a week, and this has now gone on for a time, had her to the doctors, but have noticed when she seems to be well, she will then stop at Grandma and Grandads, after telling them that she is allergic to Citrus it feels they do not talk any notice and seems to come back with a viral infection, but this time we have noticed that she had got blisters on her tongue could these be from her allergy
Asked On : Thu, 20 Dec 2012
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The blisters on her tongue may be due to oral allergy to the citrus fruits or might be due to the virus as such.

If she has such allergies- its better to inform everyone who ever takes care of her- as allergy can cause life threatening manifestations.

You may see your Pediatrician for her oral lesions. Till then you may apply oral analgesic gels like Zytee- that will reduce the pain and ease consumption of food.

Give her plenty of fluids/ bland food/ curd in plenty.
Wish your daughter good health.
Answered: Thu, 20 Dec 2012
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