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Diaper Rash Redness Scales On Face
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
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
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?
Constant itchin, redness on vagina lips and butt area. I've tried everything from cleaning it real well and diaper rash cream. What could this be?
See gyn: Check with your gyn who may refer you to an allergist. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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