A 38-year-old member asked:
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It's okay to use desonide 0.05% cream on my 6 month old baby's diaper rash right?

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Dr. Aimee Barton
22 years experience in Pediatrics
No : Steroid cream should never be used on a baby's diaper rash - or anywhere on a baby's skin without first seeing a doctor for diagnosis. Diaper rash is best treated by zinc oxide creams - put them on VERY THICK. You are not rubbing them in to treat the rash, rather, you are creating a barrier to prevent further irritation.
Answered on Jul 5, 2014
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Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin commented
50 years experience in Urology
A great tip...
Jul 5, 2014

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