Allergy on skin.
Hi Dr. My son 3 years old. He slept around 10 tonite, while going fr sleep he had mosquito bite kinda on his hip. We cleansed with cold water n applied vicks on tat to prevent further allergies. Later, he woke up now and found tat the traces of similar rash or boils kind on his legs, hip, shoulder n upper arms. Photo attached. Pls advise. Thank you
Doctor Answers (1) on Allergy on skin.
Greetings, Applying medications without knowledge is a dangerous thing to do. You should not have applied Vicks and please refrain from such practices in future. This looks like urticaria and should settle down with an antihistamine syrup. Meet a Dermatologist near you to get a prescription and understand the correct dosage to be used. Urticaria can recur at times if the trigger cannot be found. Hope it helps you.
Consider application of Dermocalm lotion on affected areas for symptomatic relief.
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