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Is Benadryl intake advisable for skin welps treatment?

My 16 yr old daughter went to er this morning with welps all over from an allergic reaction to something they gave her epinephrine shot and 20mg predisone tablets it cleared until tonight it has started back I gave her a benadryl and some of it is clearing how often can I give her benadryl until she sees her doctor tomorrow
Fri, 11 Oct 2019
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Hi,



Benedryl can be repeated every 6 hourly. This will help in resolving the wheals.



Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.



Regards,

Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney, Dermatologist
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