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Doctor insights on: Home Remedies For Redness Or Scales On Face Or Diaper Area

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My 15 month old son woke up with a fever about 6 days ago and since then he hasnt been wanting to eat anything he had big red bums in his diaper area and now he is geting a red rash from hia diaper area to his face I took himto the doctor andsaid it was a

My 15 month old son woke up with a fever about 6 days ago and since then he hasnt been wanting to eat anything he had big red bums in his diaper area and now he is geting a red rash from hia diaper area to his face I took himto the doctor andsaid it was a

Stop using diapers!: Diaper rash is not caused by urine or by stool, it is caused by diapers. Changing frequently and changing brands can help. In severe cases, put the baby on absorbent sheets and don't use a diaper at all until the rash is gone. It is messy, but it works. If the rash is already severe, you will need help from your babies doctor. ...Read more

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My baby has redness and white discharge in neck folds, and armpits with just redness in diaper area. What is this and how can I treat it?

My baby has redness and white discharge in neck folds, and armpits with just redness in diaper area. What is this and how can I treat it?

Intertrigo: This condition is caused by moisture build up along the crease between the skin folds. Keeping the area clean and dry is essential. In case the skin condition gets worse, have your baby checked for superinfection with yeast infection. ...Read more

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My 1 year old daughter have redness in diaper area, i think rash, applied rash cream but its not working even getng worse, this cream always worked?

My 1 year old daughter have redness in diaper area, i think rash, applied rash cream but its not working even getng worse, this cream always worked?

Diaper rashes, yeast: Children are prone to yeast infections in the diaper region as a result of illness, recent antibiotic use, frequent diarrhea or chronic moisture under the diaper or underwear. Its usually appears as red itchy bumps, occassionally with fissures, inflammation and tenderness. These rashes do not improve with typical diaper rash creams (antifungal creams are used for treatment). ...Read more

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Can a baby be allergic to coconut oil? I put some on my 11mnth olds whole wheat toast and later she had red spots in her diaper area

Can a baby be allergic to coconut oil? I put some on my 11mnth olds whole wheat toast and later she had red spots in her diaper area

Yes: A person can develop a significant allergic reaction to any protein containing substance.This can happen early on in life or later.Coconut oil or various components of this complex material can trigger allergies. Food reactions often trigger hives all over so if located only in the diaper area it may or may not be unrelated. ...Read more

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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?

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

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My daughter has raised red bumps in her diaper area could it a rash or are we talking yeast? She also has eczema around the folds of her body ?Help

My daughter has raised red bumps in her diaper area could it a rash or are we talking yeast? She also has eczema around the folds of her body ?Help

Mgt: It may be a yeast infection. An anti fungal diaper cream such as Nystatin may be prescribed, and keeping her clean and dry will help both types of rash. If her eczema or the new rash persists, a follow up appt is advised. ...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