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Warm red bumps appeared on my daughter's face after a diaper rash. It looks as if they're spreading. What is it!?

Warm red bumps appeared on my daughter's face after a diaper rash.  It looks as if they're spreading. What is it!?

Impetigo in children: Diaper rashes that present with red bumps and spread to other parts, could be secondary to a bacterial infection with staph. Another condition is yeast infection. Did the diaper rash cleared? Are there members in the household with skin infections? Try bactroban ointment 2% on the lesions. If no better within 24 hrs, visit your pediatrician.Strict hand washing before and after taking care of baby. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

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


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Red diaper rash from new type disposable so what can I do ?

Red diaper rash from new type disposable so what can I do ?

Replace them: For diaper rash keep baby's skin clean & dry. Change diaper as soon as it's soiled or wet. For healing allow baby to go without diaper for periods of time so affected area can air out. Avoid tight diapers or airtight covers over diaper. Meds your Dr. might recommend include antifungal cream (for fungus), a steroid cream (for significant inflammation) or an antibiotic (for bacterial infection.) ...Read more

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My little cousin has diaper rash and it's quite red. How can I treat it so that it will go away quickly?

My little cousin has diaper rash and it's quite red. How can I treat it so that it will go away quickly?

Keep dry and clean: Both urine and stool can be very irritating to a baby's skin, leading quickly to a diaper rash. The best treatment is to avoid it in the first place. Keep the area clean and dry, using a moisture barrier such as vaseline to keep material off the skin. If it appears, again keep it dry and clean, and use a thick coat of the moisture barrier, allowing the skin to heal. See the doctor if it persists. ...Read more

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What other cream can u use on a diaper rash if u don't have any diaper rash cream it is very red

Agree w early answer: For diaper rash keep baby's skin clean & dry. Change diaper as soon as it's soiled or wet. For healing allow baby to go without diaper for periods of time so affected area can air out. Avoid tight diapers or airtight covers over diaper. Meds your Dr. might recommend include antifungal cream (for fungus), a steroid cream (for significant inflammation) or an antibiotic (for bacterial infection.) ...Read more

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What is the best thing to use for baby diaper rash, when its red and bleeding a little?

What is the best thing to use for baby diaper rash, when its red and bleeding a little?

Barrier cream: That type of diaper rash is usually caused by looser stools or diarrhea. I recommend using a barrier cream like a;d or desitin to keep the stool away from the baby's skin. You can also apply some vaseline on top of the cream and when you change his diaper you can wash off the stool and the vaseline with the vegetabel sprayer at the sink and then just pat him dry and apply cream and vaseline. ...Read more

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My 1week old baby but is bright red and irritated is this a diaper rash? A&d ointment and desitin aren't working! What is diaper rash? How to get rid?

My 1week old baby but is bright red and irritated is this a diaper rash? A&d ointment and desitin 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

Dr. Tara Passow
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Diaper Rash (Definition)

Diaper rash is a condition of a yeast infection or urine/stool irritation in the area of where diapers are worn, due to the warm, moist skin conditions. Keeping the area dry and clean can prevent ...Read more


Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

Skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more