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How To Get Rid Of Dirty Diapers
Several causes: Diaper rashes are very common in babies and infants. They are usually caused by the combination of moisture and friction. To avoid a rash keep the diaper area clean and dry and use some type of moisture barrier such as one containing zinc oxide. If you think it may be a yeast rash, use an antifungal cream. If the rash persists or causes discomfort, talk to your pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diaper rash: 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
Diaper rash: 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 2 more doctor answers
Agree!: I do agree with dr. Eastern's answer! babies rash is frequently fungal. Urine potentiates the growth. You can get prescribed meds, but the old standby has been zinc oxide in an oil base, to rub on the baby's derrier! very inexpensive and it usually works. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stay dry: Keep the area as dry as possible. If there is itching & redness, some over the counter medications may help (antifungals). Be careful using otc steroid creams. If diabetic, see your pcp. Wear cotton underwear or none at all when possible but if wearing diapers, change ofen, wash often, dry often, use absorbent material like corn starch and use barrier creams (some have zinc). If ?'s, see pcp! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: Air out the diaper area and let the sun shine in! you can also purchase and antifungal cream without prescription like lotrimin af (generic 1% clotrimazole) cream. Apply to the affected diaper area 2 times daily. The cream is the same one used for athlete's foot and jock itch. If the rash is not improving over the next week, have your doctor check to ascertain if yeast is truly the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I wear diapers for comfort. Is this bad for my current MRSA infection on my buttocks? And should I stop till i get rid of the mrsa?
My 1week old baby but is bright red and irritated is this a diaper rash? A&d ointment and desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) 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
Can mixture of baking soda/water really get rid of thrush-yeast of baby mouth and nipples? About yeast diaper rash?
Unlikely: you can give it a try though, but generally the condition that you described requires prescription medications, good luck ...Read more
Acanthosis nigricans: If darkness on neck is also velvety to touch, you may have acanthosis nigricans. Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/acanthosis-nigricans/basics/definition/con-20025600 for more info. Then go see your Family Doc for evaluation, including labs to check for diabetes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it good to join a gym to get rid of Belly fat or jogging is enough? My body is good but belly is bulged out and looks dirty. Gym or jog? Plz help
My scalp is so oily. It produces a lot of oil and become dirty very early..I want to get rid of from oily scalp.It strength my hair fall..Is there any?
See Dermatologist: You should see a dermatologist - let him/her examine you and advise. ...Read more
How to get rid of stubborn dirty black velvety dead skin buildup on feet due to lack of proper hygene which doesn't responds to soap/loofah?
Please let: Please let a dermatologist examine the area. It may be from area being rubbed on too much. ...Read more