Doctor insights on:
Clotrimazole For Diaper Rash
Irritation vs yeast: The two most likely causes are irritation or yeast infection. A soothing cream or ointment will usually help with irritation. An anti-fungal cream (clotrimazole, miconazole, terbinafine, and others) can help with yeast. There are powders that can help also, like zeasorb af which contains an anti-fungal component. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more
? Fungal: Monilial diaper rash is very common in infants for different reasons: area wet, antibiotic administration, post loose stools,..keep the area dry and well aereated after a diaper change, use OTC anti fungal cream like clotrimazole 1% cream twice a day before using a barrier cream. If no improvement in few days see his pediatrician, best wishes for you both ...Read more
My 10 month old daughter has a severe diaper rash which includes broken, raw skin. I have used Desitin and A&D liberally to no avail. What will help?
See below: Air out the diaper area and let the sun shine in! you can also purchase and antifungal cream without prescription like lotrimin af (generic 1% clotrimazole) cream. Apply to the affected diaper area 2 times daily. The cream is the same one used for athlete's foot and jock itch. If the rash is not improving over the next week, have your doctor check to ascertain if yeast is truly the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 8 month girl has diaper rash on outer part of vagina..applied zinc oxide and is still there..pls help? We tried not to put diapers anymore
See answer: Zinc oxide application may take some time to help. Diaper free time also helps. U may need to get an antifungal cream ( now a days available over the counter) like clotrimazole( LOTRIMIN) and try that. If these fail u shd see a pediatrician or a dermatologist and get a proper diagnosis to get proper treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 19 months has had small red bumps in his diaper area for almost a week, and not improved with diaper rash cream. Now he has the same on his stomach?
May be yeast/candida: A trial of antifungal cream like lotrimin af cream otc (aka 1% clotrimazole) can be used to eliminate this rash. Apply twice daily and you should see improvements over the next week. Airing the area out-allowing the area to breath will facilitate improvement. I am assuming he is otherwise healthy without fever, etc... ...Read more
My 9 month old had a yeast diaper rash. She also woke up with 2 red bumps by her eye. And now there is about 6 more bumps on her face.What is this?
Hi,my baby has little red dots on her vagina,not diaper rash, she was taking a antibiotic and im worried it could be a yeast infection, what to do?
See answer: Zinc oxide application may take some time to help. Diaper free time also helps. U may need to get an antifungal cream ( now a days available over the counter) like clotrimazole( LOTRIMIN) and try that. If these fail u shd see a pediatrician or a dermatologist and get a proper diagnosis to get proper treatment. ...Read more
Air, Change, Creams: Most diaper rashes are due to irritation from urine and/or stool, as well as constant moisture. Therefore most rashes will respond to frequent diaper changes, allowing the skin to be exposed to the air frequently, and a diaper cream or ointment to protect the rash from further irritation. If the rash persists, it may be due to yeast or a bacterial infection. Call your pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Diaper rash cream for adults
- Clotrimazole cream diaper rash
- Burnt flour for diaper rash
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Diaper rash cream for wrinkles
- Can you use diaper rash cream for yeast infection?
- Other uses for diaper rash cream
- Can diaper rash cream be used for adults?
- Talk to a pediatrician online