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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Volk
48 years experience in Pediatrics
A commercial product: A commercial manufacturer may formulate a cream with natural and chemically produced substances and market it as a diaper cream without rigorous fda ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
No problem: Diaper cream should not be any problem for your baby unless she has an allergy to any of the ingredients, which is rare.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in Dermatology
Triple paste: Treiple paste is absorbent and will act as a barrier to protect skin from urine and feces. Clean with mild soapy water and then regularly apply triple ... Read More
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A 6-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Not till age 2, but : keep those items out of her reach 24/7. Have her pediatrician check her for iron-deficiency & developmental delays. At 1 year, wean from bottles ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
No: Not ever had that happen.I also like a&d ointment, boudreaux's butt paste, calendula...As options.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: Ther is no "cure" for acne only control but desiring is not intended for acne patients.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Snead
33 years experience in ADHD and Autism
Infection: It could be a fungal, yeast, infection, or possibly a bacterial infection usually caused by staph or strep bacteria. Any over-the-counter antifungal c ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
No.: For eczema you will generally require a topical steroid. The required potency of the steroid will depend upon how inflammed the lesion appears to be, ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Not antifungal: Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) is an over the counter barrier cream used to protect the skin from breakdown but has no antibiotic or antifungal pro ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience in 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 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience in General Practice
OK: Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) is a barrier cream (zinc oxide) and Nystop is a anti-fungal powder. For anti-fungals to work they need to be placed ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
8 years experience in Dermatology
No: Heat rash, or miliaria, is due to blocked sweat ducts in the skin. The best treatment is to cool and fan the area to allow sweating to resume and uncl ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Stop the cream: Any product you apply to the skin may trigger an allergic response. It may be the main ingredient or other ingredients in the cream. Remove the produc ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
40 years experience in 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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Choate
43 years experience in Pediatrics
It might.: Most kinds of jock itch is either inflammed irritated skin or harboring a dermatophyte like candida. Just as there are different kinds of diaper rashe ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Yeast infection: It is possible to contaminate the cream. Ifthere is any question, toss the cream.
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A female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
No evidence of that: There is no evidence that Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) will cure Vaginal Yeast Infection
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Browning
29 years experience in 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 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.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
40 years experience in Pediatrics
No: Diaper rash creams are basically a barrier not a treatment. Yeast which is typically candida needs an anti-yeast cream. Usually Nystatin is a good ch ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends: First of all, if you have trouble getting rid of diaper rash, stop using wipies. Otherwise, some rashes respond best to zinc oxide, some to nystatin, ... Read More
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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
26 years experience in Podiatry
No: You need an antifungal like clotrimizole creme.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazin Abdullah
14 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Yes and no: Depends on the cause and location of the irritation. If it is external then yes it might be helpful, if the irritation is internal then you should no ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Econazole: If you are asking if econazole can be used in the diaper area, the answer is yes. It is used for fungal type of rash. It can also be used for athletes ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Sanders
38 years experience in Dermatology
Yes: The condition is caused by a normal yeast organism and will usually respond to lotrimin (clotrimazole). Another useful prescription medicine is ketoc ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keira Barr
21 years experience in Dermatology
No: Zinc oxide is a topical cream used for barrier protection ie. Diaper rash: desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) creates a barrier for the skin against co ... Read More
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A 5-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends: For a baby who is sleeping through the night, not ill with diarrhea or fever, this is fine. Congrats on your baby sleeping through the night, this is ... Read More
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