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A 42-year-old member asked:

i have an 8 month baby girl who has diaper rash. it is bright red with a few little blisters. what do i do?

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Dr. Jenny Sung
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Go see doctor: Sounds like an infection. It could be fungal or bacterial. Have your family doc or pediatrician check it out and prescribe the proper treatment.
Dr. Tara Passow
Dermatology 40 years experience
Yeast/bacterial: Actually, there are several potential causes for what you describe, including a yeast infection, a bacterial infection (like staph, strep, or others), or a herpes infection. It could even be an irritant or allergic reaction to something that's been applied to the area. I think it'd be best to seek medical attention.

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A 25-year-old female asked:

My 1month old baby has gurgling sound when she breathes, its like she has phlegm, but she doesn't have cough or cold, its worst at night what could it be?

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Dr. Sabina Ben-Zion
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Can be normal: Babies often have a congested sound because they breathe through their nose and can't blow their noses. Your baby may also have some milk/formula in back of throat that she is not clearing or coughing like adults would. As long as your baby is not having labored breathing, and it is not interferring with her eating or sleeping, treat it as just a noise.

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