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Desitin Rash Cream
Yes: Yes, desiring is a moisture barrier. Another inexpensive product you might try (another soothing moisture barrier used by adults) is calmoseptine, which is available over the counter as well. ...Read more
I have a rash between my butt cheeks/near anal area. Would Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) work? Is it even possible for adults to get rashes like diaper rashes anymore?
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. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If you have a friction rash on your vaginal area, is it okay to use desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) cream?
Yes: If you continue to suffer, see a GYN. ...Read more
Possibly...: However it depends on what the trash is from. If it is from friction and just general irritation, it could. However, i'd it is not, and from am infection of some sort, not likely. It will not hurt you though. Most likely if it does not improve, you should consider having your primary care or gyn doc give you a formal diagnosis. I hope that helps! ...Read more
No: Not ever had that happen.I also like a&d ointment, boudreaux's butt paste, calendula...As options. ...Read more
Does anyone know a good remedy for diaper rash, other than desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) or a&d?
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. ...Read more
I have a rash in my crotch area that will not go away. So far I have showered daily with Safeguard and applied Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) and Gold Bond powder. ?
Treat For Fungus: You may have a fungal skin infection called Tinea Cruris, aka Jock Itch. Warm/moist conditions in this area allow for fungal growth. Recommend good hygiene, bathing once or twice daily; thorough drying of area (hair dryer heat if needed). Over-the-counter anti-fungal cream (Lotrimin, Tinactin, (tolnaftate) Monistat) twice daily is needed to clear infection. See a doctor if not responding after 2-3 weeks of use ...Read more
I suffer from acanthosis nigricans. I have developed a rash under my arm pits, which has become extremely painful. Will desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) help?
My 10 month old daughter has a severe diaper rash which includes broken, raw skin. I have used Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) and A&D liberally to no avail. What will help?
My daughter's skin is very sensitive & also allergic to sunblock. Is it true that you can use desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) diaper rash cream as a sunblock?
My 1week old baby but is bright red and irritated is this a diaper rash? A&d ointment and desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) aren't working! What is diaper rash? How to get rid?
Have rash seen ASAP: Diaper rash is rash in diaper area. There are many causes. Irritation, bacterial &viral infections, fungal infection, allergic reaction-all can trigger rash. Disposable diapers, by keeping that area warm & moist trigger these rashes. Societies where disposable diapers are rarely used, hardly see many rashes. What u have described shd be seen ASAP to determine the cause and appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Ve been using desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) diaper rash cream on my face for my acne. Will the zinc help my skin?
Zinc: Zinc helps repair damaged tissue and heal wounds. There are some articles out there that suggest a zinc deficiency may contribute to acne issues. This of course is referring to dietary zinc deficiency. Zinc oxide topically is often used in sunscreens for its protective effect from the sun's harmful rays.I can't speak specifically about the use of Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) for acne - but if it helps you then use it. ...Read more
Daughters diaper area looks burned with little bumps in her inner thigh can it be a yeast rash? Iva applied desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) also lotramin dr recomended it...
9yr old son has had rash n cuts near anis. Have tried vasoline, neosporine, desitin, (zinc oxide diaper cream) hydrocortisone, preporationh, lotrimin. Nothing has worked. Help?
Oral medication : Possible is needed a oral anti fungal . Lab test for ti check liver enzimes first. Some times before to recommended anything i will recommending to see a dermatology to found out more. I have many patients with similar problem and with lotrisome cream , plus salicilic can resolve with our to take anti fungal oral medication. Also check atopic dermatitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Daughters diaper rash hurts when i touch it or bathe her. Have tried nystatin desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) steroid cream for ezema nothing helps any suggestions?
Is this yeast?: See a pediatrician and perhaps they will solve this problem for you. If not, have baby seen by a dermatologist and managed appropriately. Best wishes and hope she is better soon. ...Read more