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Child has rash and swollen gums. Taking Prednisone. Advice?

My daughter is 2 years old. She was given amoxicillin and on her 6th day had what I thought was an allergic reaction to it. She was seen by her doctor, and given prednisone . She is 3 Days into the pred (5day dose) and she still has the rash . The rash has faded a small amount, but she will randomly get blotches on her legs, abd, and face. Also her gums are (and had been since the reaction) red and swollen... Please help?
Asked On : Wed, 6 Mar 2013
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Thank you for your query.
Do not panic.
Your child should be on antiallergics as well.
For the rashes use lactocalamine lotion.
Your child should be OK in a few days.
Give your child lots of fluids and rest.
Hope this answers your query.
If you have any other queries kindly direct them to me.
Wishing a speedy recovery.
Have a nice day.
Answered: Wed, 6 Mar 2013
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