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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?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jenny Sung
Pediatrics 25 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 41 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.
Last updated Mar 8, 2019

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