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A 28-year-old female asked:

Im a nanny and the baby has a bloody diaper rash! im assuming from food alergys. what is the best way to take care of that?

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Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Bloody diaper rash : Does not necessarily mean food allergy. Commonly it is from sensitive skin, constant irritation from wet and dirty diapers, loose or diarrheal stools. Too much acid. Best thing to do is neutralize acid with an antacid like maalox applied to the diaper areas where it is excoriated and raw. You will see amazing results. If w other signs: symptoms, see pediatrician for treatment.
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