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Can diaper rash cream work for vaginal irritation?

Can diaper rash cream work for vaginal irritation?

Yes and no: Depends on the cause and location of the irritation. If it is external then yes it might be helpful, if the irritation is internal then you should not use treatments like desitin. See your gyn and determine the cause of irritation. Then the appropriate and safe treatment will be utilized. ...Read more

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My 18 month toddler girl has red skin irritation under her diaper area and has worms. She has trouble: sleeping, eating, mood, noise,hyperactive help?

My 18 month toddler girl has red skin irritation under her diaper area and has worms. She has trouble: sleeping, eating, mood, noise,hyperactive help?

Rash: please take her to her Pediatrician for a full evaluation as pinworm infestation can give a rash, once diagnosed correctly treatment is available ...Read more

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I was changing my 19 month old and found a small amount of blood in her diaper. Should she see a dr?

I was changing my 19 month old and found a small amount of blood in her diaper. Should she see a dr?

Location??: Blood in a diaper is not a common finding. In front, it can be a sign of genital irritation from a retained foreign body or other issue.In the rear it can be a sign of a stool overstretching the anus & causing a fissure. This may be a time when a good exam & discussion can clear up the issue & provide you with ways to avoid a recurrence. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: diaper cream?

What is the definition or description of: diaper cream?

A commercial product: A commercial manufacturer may formulate a cream with natural and chemically produced substances and market it as a diaper cream without rigorous fda testing. Many diaper creams have zinc oxide, vitamin a &d, glycerin or petroleum jelly. Often the purpose of the diaper cream is to separate urine and stool from the baby's skin without fostering irritation or infection on the skin. ...Read more

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How can I treat my baby's diaper rash? ?

How can I treat my baby's diaper rash? ?

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 more

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What kind of condition is diaper rash?

What kind of condition is diaper rash?

It's a rash: Diaper rash is any rash, usually from irritation from skin contact with urine and feces, that occurs in the diaper area. ...Read more

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What will clear diaper rash?

What  will clear diaper rash?

Depends: If it is an irritant diaper rash, involving buttocks, thighs, and not the skin crease, then desitin, a7d, balmex, etc. If it involves the skin creases, spares the bum, and there are some red dots involving the area above the genitas, then it maybe a yeast infection.And lamisil, or lotromin will help. ...Read more

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Best way to handle diaper rash in adults?

Diaper rash: Same way as babies. Barrier cream or ointment to prevent irritation from the next wet or dirty diaper. Apply liberally after every change. Small amounts of cortisone if very red or irritated. ...Read more

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Whats good for a real bad baby diaper rash?

Whats good for a real bad baby diaper rash?

Resistant rash: Rashes caused from irritation from wetness, fragranced baby wipes or diaper allergies usually improve with use of over the counter barrier creams such as Desitin. If this rash is not improving, it may require a medicated cream to treat yeast. ...Read more

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