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Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in 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
45 years experience in 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.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Lasnover
59 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
GET A 2ND OPINION: The dermatologist suggested a treatment which is not effective. See another doctor.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
17 years experience in Dermatology
Dependent on cause: Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) is essentially a skin protectant used to treat or prevent skin breakdown from irritants like urine in sensitive area ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Lisch
37 years experience in Podiatry
Diaper rash: Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) is used mainly for diaper rash, but it can also be used to coat skin areas to prevent chaffing.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Archibald Miller
40 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Skin irritation: This non prescription cream helps moisturizer and decrease inflammation. One should see a change in 2 or 3 days.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience in 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 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Crisco: It makes for a great thick barrier on the skin. Preferred " ointment" by many moms I know.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Vaseline: Vaseline or petroleum jelly is fine for a day or two. Also a and d ointment.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
Maybe: Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) is actually for dry irritated skin. If this is the problem than it will probably help to relieve itching.

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