Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Margaret Evelyn Viljoen | 2011/01/06

Q.

grandson''s rash

Hi my grandson arrived with either a few flea or mozzie bites . He now has red blisters which have broken out all over his body.Please advise what we should give him. I have just rubbed allergix cream on the sores

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Your grandson appears to be very allergic to mosquito bites.He will benefit from using an anthistamine syrup which will not make him drowsy such as Allecet Syrup 5ml given once a day at bedtime. You can apply Phenergan or Anthisan cream to his rash twice a day until it clears up.

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