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Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Desitin rash: Is desitin ok for underarm rashes in adults? ANS: this will depend on what is causing the rash. There are many causes. So read directions. Follow them ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Waste of time: If used for comfort, it is fine. However, it has no effect on the germs and will not kill them or permit healing.
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
Desitin: Desitin doesn't treat yeast infection. It contains zinc oxide that acts as an occlusive barrier. It is likely to make worse yeast infections. You nee ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
29 years experience Dermatology
I often tell patient: to use Destine for all ages as it is very safe for raw irritated skin in going or between buttocks.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorrie Klein
36 years experience Dermatology
Desiten: Desiten is a baby ointment for diaper rash. But it might help other rashes, such as eczema.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Browning
30 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Yes: Yes, desiring is a moisture barrier. Another inexpensive product you might try (another soothing moisture barrier used by adults) is calmoseptine, whi ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
41 years experience Pediatrics
Open to air: The best remedy for diaper rash is to clean the area thoroughly and often. After cleaning air dry or fan with your hand or use a blow dryer on cool. L ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Possibly...: However it depends on what the trash is from. If it is from friction and just general irritation, it could. However, i'd it is not, and from am infe ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Doesn't help: There is nothing in desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) that would help a true yeast infection.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chi Nguyen
24 years experience Pediatrics
Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) is ok.: If it's due to irritation, then Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) or even just plain vaseline should resolve your problem in a 2-3 days. If it's due ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Lasnover
60 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
GET A 2ND OPINION: The dermatologist suggested a treatment which is not effective. See another doctor.

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