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A 37-year-old male asked:

by baby girl, 15m old, got a daiper rash since 2 months and spread to outer diaper area. we applied candid cream as suggested by doctor. both front and back area is red, dry, itchy, cracks and white peeling all over. tried no diaper time. not healing?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Clean/dry: Keep the diaper off as much as possible, keep the area dry and clean by using a gentle fragrance free soap, and patting the area dry. Apply the candida treatment as directed. Use a healing diaper cream with zinc with each diaper change. The peeling of the skin, makes her more prone to other infections. Please watch for pus, fever, redness and swelling. Report worsening to your PCP.

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