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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Diaper rash: Keep area clean and dry & consider use of a topical corticosteroid if significantly inflamed.

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A member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
And ???: This works better if you actually ask a question.You just provided a statement.You are free to start over.Your submissions are never linked so we cann ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends: If it is an irritant diaper rash, involving buttocks, thighs, and not the skin crease, then desitin, (zinc oxide diaper cream) a7d, balmex, etc. If it ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Diaper Rash: Ask your doctor if a diaper rash cream would be helpful. Zinc oxide or petroleum jelly-based products help keep moisture away from baby's skin when ap ... 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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Dr. Marcus Degraw
21 years experience in Pediatrics
Dryness, covering: It depends on what is causing the rash... In general, if it is just general diaper rash, then it comes from constant wetness and irritation. Essenti ... Read More
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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 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Rash: In the diaper area.
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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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience in Dermatology
Yes.: Diaper dermatitis will usually blanch when you press on it; it's a sign that the skin is inflamed, and the little tiny blood vessels in it have dilate ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
No: Yeast that normally lives in the intestine will contaminate & occasionally cause a yeast infection.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
38 years experience in Family Medicine
Fungal rash: Usually doesn't look like a friction rash or rash from razor burn, but they can appear atypical. It is best to have a knowledgeable provider look at i ... Read More
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 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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
40 years experience in Pediatrics
Diaper rash cream: If the diaper rash cream has zinc in it it can help heal any skin lesions but you need to consult your md for that.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Usually not: This rash does not tend to be of the itchy variety although any virus, bacteria and/or fungus can cause meningitis and all have different degrees of p ... 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
13 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Not enough info: You should be worried if you have any difficulty breathing, nausea, vomiting and belly pain after an allergic reaction to Amoxicillin since it's the i ... Read More
A 45-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
A member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Rosen
27 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: Any remedy - herbal or otherwise - can cause diaper rashes, usually from changing the acidity of the stool.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: Definitely. Atopic dermatitis started in infancy is more noticed on the outer surface of extremities in toddlers. They often develop various viral ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Butera
43 years experience in Pediatrics
Not typically, but..: ...It can infect an already present diaper rash. It is more likely to cause one large "boil" than an all over rash, but if the rash is pustular then i ... Read More
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Dr. Pamela Lindor
31 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: Thrush is a generally mild infection of the mouth (lips, gums, tongue and inside the cheeks) caused by a yeast. Babies with thrush will also sometimes ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience in Dermatology
Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream): Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) (no financial interest) has been my favorite for many years, along with allowing the baby to crawl around without a ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Diaper rash: A moisturizing non fragrant cream helps, and some have zinc in them that can help the skin heal.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Galbraith
47 years experience in Pediatrics
Not a good idea.: Silver is a toxic metal and has caused some problems in older children and adults when used to treat burns. For that reason silver sulfadiazine is no ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajendra Tripathi
44 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Usually not: Strep rash is generally painpul and itching is not predominant complaint i strep throat lesions.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
28 years experience in Family Medicine
Have a Dr see him: It is possible that he may have an allergic reaction to the clobetasol or have an infection there that developed after the diaper rash. In any case, ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Roy Benaroch
26 years experience in Pediatrics
The best: naked time: Honestly: the best thing for diaper rash isn't a cream you put on, it's a diaper and clothes you take off. Naked time, plus a cold hair dryer or fam t ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Roy Benaroch
26 years experience in Pediatrics
Best: naked!: The best treatment is less time in a diaper-- and more time naked! dry your baby's bottom with a cold hair dryer or fan, and let him or her enjoy a ba ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicholas Nomicos
Specializes in General Practice
Keep 'em clean: Prevention is better than cure. Remember to use small amounts of baby powder, since larger amounts tend to hold the moisture next to the skin instead ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Diaper Rash: Ask your doctor if a diaper rash cream would be helpful. Zinc oxide or petroleum jelly-based products help keep moisture away from baby's skin when ap ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Moore
23 years experience in Pediatrics
Maybe: If your baby's diaper rash is not responding to zinc cream, it may need a prescription from your doctor. There are several different things that can ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colton Bradshaw
Specializes in Pediatrics
Meticulous hygiene.: Most baby diaper rashes are either irritative or infectious in nature. Urine & feces commonly irritate baby's skin triggering a diaper rash. Otc diape ... Read More
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