A 47-year-old member asked:
Will desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) (for baby's diaper rash) work on an adult rash?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Barry Bergman answered
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. Leave the diaper off when you can. Creams are basically a barrier and when using take care to dry the area off well before applying. Also some diaper rashes will require medicated cream. You may want to call your pediatrician.
Answered on Feb 22, 2016
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