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My 17 year old son drank about 8 oz of a christmas cranberry

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My 17 year old son drank about 8 oz of a christmas cranberry nonalcholic cocktail friday night...within 15 minjtes he broke out on right side neck on backside with a red prickly mass of bumps
Subsided after abojt an hour but has now flared back up...25 mg benadryl and hydrocortisone cream has not touched it
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 1 year ago.

Hello!

If he has rash that flared back up then posting a picture to this page may be helpful ( usually many devices have a tool bar with paperclip icon and this will allow upload of file such as picture to this page )

You may try a second 25mg Benadryl plus a Zantac 75 mg (one or two of these ) ( yes it is usually for stomach trouble but it is An H2 blocker which is a second type antihistamine ) ( benadryl is H1 type antihistamine---- both types together give stronger response to control allergic reaction or itching ---)

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