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allergic reaction?

my daughter just ate an orange and now all her around her mouth are small little red bumps and she says it itches. What should I do?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 7:15 PM on Nov. 8, 2010 in Health

Answers (6)
  • My daughter is allergic to milk products so I always keep Benadryl around for allergic reactions to food.
    CafeMochaMom1

    Answer by CafeMochaMom1 at 7:19 PM on Nov. 8, 2010

  • i would take her hospital have doctor check her out
    dutchcanadain

    Answer by dutchcanadain at 7:23 PM on Nov. 8, 2010

  • give her a dose of benedryl and keep an eye on her for swelling or wheezing. It does sound like an allergic reaction so I would give her ped a call to get an appt or a referral to an allergist, in the mean time avoid citrus fruits until you get her tested. If it is an allergic reaction the next time she has it the reaction can be more severe.
    foxracing43701

    Answer by foxracing43701 at 7:26 PM on Nov. 8, 2010

  • Also, give her water to drink, kind of "flush it out".
    kjrn79

    Answer by kjrn79 at 7:52 PM on Nov. 8, 2010

  • you should call her doctor and he can tell you what should be done
    HomeAlone45

    Answer by HomeAlone45 at 9:57 PM on Nov. 8, 2010

  • wash her face, and give her water, see if that calms it down.
    happy2bmom25

    Answer by happy2bmom25 at 1:44 PM on Nov. 9, 2010

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