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my 2 year old son and 10 months is allergic to walnut, he has

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my 2 year old son and 10 months is allergic to walnut, he has eaten a bite now he has watery eyes and hoarse voice. What is the dose of Benadril I have him please

Dr. Nomi :

You give him half teaspoon of benadryl but better to rush to ER as hoarse voice means 'anaphylaxis, which can be life threatenimng.

Dr. Nomi :

Hoarse voice ,swollen face and eyes sre not good signs.They show strong allergic reaction.

Customer:

it s been maybe 30 minutes by now


i don t hear the hoarse voice anymore .Do i still have to go to the ER

Dr. Nomi :

Is he playing now?

Customer:

yes

Dr. Nomi :

These are some signs to look for :


generalised flushing of the skin
nettle rash (hives) anywhere on the body
sense of impending doom
swelling of throat and mouth
difficulty in swallowing or speaking
alterations in heart rate
severe asthma
abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting
sudden feeling of weakness (drop in blood pressure)
collapse and unconsciousness

Customer:

but he doesn t want to eat

Dr. Nomi :

In case of any of above you need to see ER.Give him Benadryl and strictly observe for next 24 hours.

Dr. Nomi :

Give it mixing in some thing.


 

Customer:

what is the rigth dose


 

Dr. Nomi :

benadryl is must

Dr. Nomi :

What strength of benadryl syrup you using?

Dr. Nomi :

How many miligram

Dr. Nomi :

like is it 12.5mg


 

Customer:

diphenhydramine HCL 12.5 mg


 

Dr. Nomi :

Okay what is approx kids weight


 

Dr. Nomi :

More than 25 kg ?

Customer:

35 lbs


 

Dr. Nomi :

For him dosage is i teaspoon three times a day.


 

Customer:

5 ml


 

Dr. Nomi :

5ml=1 teaspoon

Customer:

ok thank you so much Dr Nomi

Dr. Nomi :

Welcome.Good luck

Customer:

thx

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