Medical

Have medical questions? Ask a doctor online!

Ask a Doctor,
Get an Answer ASAP!

What should a 5 year old be given as a antihistamine?

Customer Question
What should a 5...

What should a 5 year old be given as a antihistamine?

Doctor's Assistant: What are all the symptoms you're experiencing (e.g. loss of appetite, fever, rash)?

Coughing

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you been dealing with the cough? Are you having any other symptoms?

T three days

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

He has allergies to nuts

Submitted: 3 months ago.Category: Medical
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Medical Question
Answered in 5 minutes by:
3/11/2018
Doctor: Dr Uzair, Doctor replied 3 months ago
Dr Uzair
Dr Uzair, Doctor
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 10,218
Experience: MBBS, FCPS (R) General Surgery. Years of experience in Emergency Medicine.
Verified

Hello, my name is***** and I shall be assisting you today. I'm reviewing your query & will get back to you shortly. Thank you for your patience.

Ask Your Own Medical Question
Doctor: Dr Uzair, Doctor replied 3 months ago

For a 5 year old, Children's Benadryl Allergy if you do not mind drowsiness. If you do not want the sedating effect, then Children's Zyrtec 24 hour allergy relief, can be used. Do not use both of them together.

I sincerely ***** ***** I have helped you and that I have earned my 5-star rating today! Please remember to rate my service by selecting the 5-stars at the top of the screen (rating me now does not close your question). We can continue here until you are satisfied, simply use the reply box and let me know. Thank you.

Ask Your Own Medical Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a doctorLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Dr Uzair Your Own Question
Dr Uzair
Dr Uzair
Dr Uzair, Doctor
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 10,218
10,218 Satisfied Customers
Experience: MBBS, FCPS (R) General Surgery. Years of experience in Emergency Medicine.

Dr Uzair is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I feel so much better today, and upon further investigation believe that there is a chance that the responses I got saved me from a serious, even life threatening situation. I am very grateful to the experts who answered me.

Susan O.USA

I can go as far as to say it could have resulted in saving my sons life and our entire family now knows what bipolar is and how to assist and understand my most wonderful son, brother and friend to all who loves him dearly. Thank you very much

Corrie MollPretoria, South Africa

I thank-you so much! It really helped to have this information and confirmation. We will watch her carefully and get her in for the examination and US right away if things do not improve. God bless you as well!

ClaudiaAlbuquerque, NM

Outstanding response time less than 6 minutes. Answered the question professionally and with a great deal of compassion.

KevinBeaverton, OR

Suggested diagnosis was what I hoped and will take this info to my doctor's appointment next week.
I feel better already! Thank you.

ElanorTracy, CA

Thank you to the Physician who answered my question today. The answer was far more informative than what I got from the Physicians I saw in person for my problem.

JulieLockesburg, AR

You have been more help than you know. I seriously don't know what my sisters situation would be today if you had not gone above and beyond just answering my questions.

John and StefanieTucson, AZ

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Family Physician

Family Physician

Doctor

2,592 satisfied customers

Emergency Medicine and Family Practice for over 26 years

Dr. Ketch

Dr. Ketch

Board Certified Physician

76 satisfied customers

Medical Degree, Former Assistant Professor at School of Medicine at Yale University

DrRussMD

DrRussMD

Board Certified Physician

51,788 satisfied customers

Internal Medicine--practice all of internal medicine, all ages, family, health, prevention, complementary medicine, etc.

Dr. David

Dr. David

Board Certified Physician

224 satisfied customers

Treat children/young adults, former chief resident, multiple publications

Dr. D. Love

Dr. D. Love

Doctor

18,060 satisfied customers

Family Physician for 10 years; Hospital Medical Director for 10 years.

Dr Chip (M.D.)

Dr Chip (M.D.)

Doctor

16,284 satisfied customers

20 yrs. in practice, including surgery, general medicine, addiction medicine and pain.

Dr. Arun Phophalia

Dr. Arun Phophalia

Doctor

14,060 satisfied customers

MBBS MS. Post doctoral fellowship in Sports Medicine. General surgeon and sports medicine specialist

< Previous | Next >

Related Medical Questions
My daughter is having an allergic reaction to a bug bite.
My daughter is having an allergic reaction to a bug bite. I've given her two doses of reactine and the swelling is not going down. Can I give her Benadryl? Or will that be to much antihistamine. She's… read more
Dr Chip (M.D.)
Dr Chip (M.D.)
Doctor
M.D.
16,284 satisfied customers
Have feeding tube get constant mucus hard to clear throat
Have feeding tube get constant mucus hard to clear throat taking jevity 5xa day need help … read more
Connie Pennington
Connie Pennington
Colon & Rectal Surgeon
464 satisfied customers
For approximately 2 weeks or so I've had running nose,
for approximately 2 weeks or so I've had running nose, sneezing, water eyes, etc. ... I know I have allergies and the allergy count has been high. I've been taking an "all day" antihistamine for a wee… read more
Dr. A
Dr. A
Medical Degree
766 satisfied customers
Can a Doctor give you anything for itching due to healing
Can a Doctor give you anything for itching due to healing herpes? … read more
Dr.Saleem
Dr.Saleem
Consultant Cardiologist
Doctoral Degree
841 satisfied customers
I am a 74 year old female with severe seasonal allergies. I
I am a 74 year old female with severe seasonal allergies. I have been taking antihistamines which causes very little urine output. I had the same problem with acid blockers. I am still using Azelastin… read more
Dr. Nina Lim
Dr. Nina Lim
Doctor of Medicine
597 satisfied customers
I have a rash that looks similar to hives, but is only on my
I have a rash that looks similar to hives, but is only on my right arm and leg - no where else. It is a little itchy, but not bad; red, but not blisters. It has been over two weeks and I have used hyd… read more
Medicaldoctor
Medicaldoctor
postgraduate resident,MD
Master\u0027s Degree
123 satisfied customers
The inside portion of my right eye - the part, appears to be
the inside portion of my right eye - the white part, appears to be swollen and it's affecting my vision. What should I do? … read more
Medicaldoctor
Medicaldoctor
postgraduate resident,MD
Master\u0027s Degree
123 satisfied customers
I have a clear cyst in my eyeball and it's irritating what
I have a white clear cyst in my eyeball and it's irritating what can I do? … read more
Dr. Greg
Dr. Greg
Residency
493 satisfied customers
I got an allergic reaction to guacamole, with itchy eyes,
I got an allergic reaction to guacamole, with itchy eyes, sneezing and then a sore/swollen throat. I've taken an antihistamine. Should I wait for it to work a while longer or should I go to the ER. Se… read more
Edgar Rubio Villegas
Edgar Rubio Villegas
Emergency physician
Surgeon in Traumatology and Orthopedics
758 satisfied customers
I got an allergic reaction to guacamole, with itchy eyes,
Second opinion] I got an allergic reaction to guacamole, with itchy eyes, sneezing and then a sore/swollen throat. I've taken an antihistamine. Should I wait for it to work a while longer or should I … read more
Dr. A
Dr. A
Medical Degree
766 satisfied customers
What should a 5 year old be given as a antihistamine?
What should a 5 year old be given as a antihistamine? … read more
Dr Uzair
Dr Uzair
Doctor
10,218 satisfied customers
Redness and swelling. Since I woke up Saturday morning.
Since I woke up Saturday morning. Better: seems to be antihistamines. Worse: sun, alcohol consumption, ice … read more
Dr.Saleem
Dr.Saleem
Consultant Cardiologist
Doctoral Degree
841 satisfied customers
They are in the process of testing me for sleep apnea..I
They are in the process of testing me for sleep apnea..I read somewhere that antihistamines can't be taken people with sleep apnea because they could cause breathing. Issues..can I still use decongest… read more
Dr Chip (M.D.)
Dr Chip (M.D.)
Doctor
M.D.
16,284 satisfied customers
Looking for an antihistamine for a different reason - to
Looking for an antihistamine for a different reason - to assist in the coping with the withdrawal symptoms of using a benzo (valium) for six years per direction of my doctor - since that time a built … read more
Dr. Muneeb Ali
Dr. Muneeb Ali
Senior Registrar Critical Care Medicine
Doctoral Degree
8,363 satisfied customers
Can I take an antihistamine while on a med for depressionk
Can I take an antihistamine while on a med for depressionk Remoran … read more
Dr Josh
Dr Josh
Doctor
B.A.M.S.
7,550 satisfied customers
Natural antihistamines. About seven days ago I walked
Natural antihistamines. About seven days ago I walked through a field with tall grass and weeds. The skin on my face, arms, lower legs, and feet started to burn the next day. My doctor prescribed over… read more
Dr.Saleem
Dr.Saleem
Consultant Cardiologist
Doctoral Degree
841 satisfied customers
I recently had cold and am taking sudafed + antihistamine.
I recently had cold and am taking sudafed + antihistamine . Eventhough overall it improved my ears seem stuffed. I tried to blow my nose and suddenly , I felt super dizzy along with some pain in my ea… read more
Dr. Phil, MD
Dr. Phil, MD
Internal Medicine Physician
Doctoral Degree
2,801 satisfied customers
I was told that Promethazine is an antihistamine. I have
I was told that Promethazine is an antihistamine. I have previously used Promethazine for nausea and vomiting and used Diphenhydramine HCI for allergy reactions. I have had several problems with Diphe… read more
Dr. D. Love
Dr. D. Love
Doctor
Doctoral Degree
18,060 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x