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Baby Sun Rash
Air it out: Keep the area cool, clean and dry. Also you can try an otc Hydrocortisone cream.
Rash in bumps: Use soap and water when cleaning diaper area. Dry with hair dryer and apply diaper cream with a xinc oxide base.
Not to my knowledge: I haven't heard of this treatment. If it's a diaper rash, you may need a prescribed medicine to clear it up. If the baby was born with a rash, it could be something benign (e.g., erythema toxicum - google it) or something serious, such as a herpes rash. The best thing to do is have the baby seen by his doctor for the proper diagnosis and treatment.
Not related: Nappy (diaper) rash and teething are two unrelated events that sometimes just happen to occur at the same time. Babies get nappy rash when their tender skin is in contact with a soiled diaper for too long a time. This can occur whether or not they are teething. One does not cause the other.See 1 more doctor answer
Meticulous hygiene.: Most baby diaper rashes are either irritative or infectious in nature. Urine & feces commonly irritate baby's skin triggering a diaper rash. Otc diaper creams are geared to seal the skin from these caustic exposures. Yeast & bacterial infections can produce diaper rashes as well. These are more complicated to diagnose & treat--requiring your doctor's help. Baby wipes can produce rashes as well.See 1 more doctor answer