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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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My 23 month old son has been recently having severe diaper rash and he is not sick. However, he has gotten very bad with wantin milk all day long. Also, my mother-in-law watches him during the week and gives him candy and other snacky food often. She e

My 23 month old son has been recently having severe diaper rash and he is not sick.  However, he has gotten very bad with wantin milk all day long.  Also, my mother-in-law watches him during the week and gives him candy and other snacky food often.  She e

Occasionally : Occasionally bad diaper rash is caused by a yeast (candida). This can be treated with a prescription cream called nystatin. As far as your question goes, there is some evidence that increased sugar in the diet can cause yeast to flourish, so you may want to limit his sugar intake, plus it's not good to introduce too much sugar at such a young age. Large amounts of sugar in the diet is putting him at risk for diseases like obesity and diabetes. Also if your son is getting a rash after each bowel movement, then you should make sure you change him as soon as he goes, keeping him as clean and dry as possible will help. Make sure you take him in to see his doctor for evaluation and treatment of the rash. Good luck. ...Read more

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My daughter has what looks like a diaper rash but she never sit in pee or poop long haven't changed diapers or wipes?

My daughter has what looks like a diaper rash but she never sit in pee or poop long haven't changed diapers or wipes?

Diaper rash: Some diaper rashes may actually be a yeast infection that reponds better to prescription treatment. Should get checked by the doctor to see if a bacterial or fungus yeast infection or just bad diaper rash. There should be something they can do. Try to keep the area open to the air when possible and use otc diaper creams until seen. ...Read more

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Hi, I have a diaper rash.

Hi, I have a diaper rash.

And ???: This works better if you actually ask a question.You just provided a statement.You are free to start over.Your submissions are never linked so we cannot see what you asked or stated in the past.They also go out at random to site contributors. ...Read more

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What will clear diaper rash?

Depends: If it is an irritant diaper rash, involving buttocks, thighs, and not the skin crease, then desitin, (zinc oxide diaper cream) 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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How to take care of a diaper rash?

How to take care of a diaper rash?

Diaper Rash: Ask your doctor if a diaper rash cream would be helpful. Zinc oxide or petroleum jelly-based products help keep moisture away from baby's skin when applied to completely clean, dry skin avoid using wipes that have alcohol or perfume. They may dry out or irritate the skin more do not use corn starch on your baby's bottom. It can make a yeast diaper. ...Read more

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How do you get ride of diaper rash?

How do you get ride of diaper rash?

Topical agents: If the rash is due to irritated skin, a hypoallergenic moisurizer or even topical zinc cream is usually effective. If that does not improve the symptoms, there could be a secondary infection (fungal or bacterial). That should be treated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Tara Passow
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Diaper Rash (Definition)

Diaper rash appears on the skin under a diaper. Diaper rash typically occurs in infants and children younger than 2 years, but the rash can also be seen in people who are incontinent or paralyzed. Identifying a diaper rash is usually fairly easy. The rash is located on skin underneath the diaper area. The skin is red and irritated. It may be over thebottom or genital area, or ...Read more


Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A 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