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How to treat diaper rash?

How to treat diaper rash?

Diaper rash care: He might need a cream from his pediatrician such as Nystatin but in the mean time , there are some things you can do. You need to put a good barrier cream on the diaper area every diaper change such as triple paste. Stop using baby wipes for now and just use a soft paper towel and water. Change the diaper more frequently. If possible, airing out the diaper area will help as well. ...Read more

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Dr. Joseph Bouvier
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Yeast Diaper Rash (Definition)

Yeast diaper rash or candidiasis is a diaper rash caused by candida. Rash is red and itchy. Treatment is antifungal cream. Rash often happens after a course of antibiotics for other infections. Antibiotics kill protective bacteria on the skin allowing the yeast to overgrow ...Read more


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How to treat a fungual rash?

How to treat a fungual rash?

Depends: How to treat a fungal skin infection depends on what type of fungus & where. Fungal infections of the skin can be treated with topical antifungal creams; if extensive, oral antifungal meds (terbinafine, itraconazole or fluconazole). Fungal infections of hair or nails require oral medications as topical meds do not reach deep enough to treat fungus appropriately. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use diaper rash cream for a vaginal yeast infection?

Is it ok to use diaper rash cream for a vaginal yeast infection?

Yeast infection tx: A diaper cream will not treat a vaginal yeast infection. The infection is not only on the surface but also deeper within the vagina. Diaper creams should not be applied inside the vagina. Diaper creams also do not contain ingredients necessary to treat yeast. ...Read more

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How to treat a yeast infection?

Anti-yeast medicatio: Here in the States, anti-yeast (anti-fungal) medications are available at most pharmacies w/o prescription. if these don't work (assuming you take as directed & follow the directions), there's a good chance that you may not have a yeast infection - in which case you should see your Family Doc or Gyn for definitive diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more

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How to treat a rash?

How to treat a rash?

It depends: Rash is merely the skin's response to something irritating it. It can range from subtle to life-threatening. As such, there is no one simple treatment option. If you have a rash that is bothersome to you, i would suggest seeing your doctor for more specific advice. ...Read more

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How can you tell the difference between a diaper rash and yeast diaper rash? How are they treated?

How can you tell the difference between a diaper rash and yeast diaper rash? How are they treated?

Diaper rash: Without seeing, it’s difficult to diagnose. If the diaper rash fails to respond to more frequent changes and use of ointments sold for this condition, then it is possibly due to yeast infection. Yeast diaper rash will respond to topical antifungals. ...Read more

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How to successfully treat eczema rashes in a baby?

How to successfully treat eczema rashes in a baby?

FIrst, you need to..: ...Be sure of the diagnosis. Many people & some doctors assume every baby rash is eczema. If it is, there are several kinds, and treatment varies. Choice of treatment is best left to a dermatologist because most of the steroid creams used on adults are too strong for babies. A bleach bath (1/4 cup bleach in tub of bathwater) is a cheap & effective option until you can get to a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Will a regular diaper rash cream help a diaper yeast infection?

Will a regular diaper rash cream help a diaper yeast infection?

No: Diaper rash creams are basically a barrier not a treatment. Yeast which is typically candida needs an anti-yeast cream. Usually Nystatin is a good choice but there are others. ...Read more

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How to treat a rash, urgent!?

How to treat a rash, urgent!?

Rash: Any rash is best evaluated in person by a qualified physician since visualizing the rash is essential to provide accurate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How to treat a heat rash on a penis?

How to treat a heat rash on a penis?

Here are some...: Heat rash usually occurs in the skin folds as intertrigo resulting from "over-heat and over-growth of local fungus", which is usually treated with improving local hygiene with good ventilation, cleansing & drying, judicious use of topical use of anti-fungal + steroid cream like clotrimazole _ hydrocortisone. If not effective in a week, seek evaluation + counseling timely... Best wish... ...Read more

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How to treat a vaginal yeast infection? What's the best over-the-counter medicine for it?

No Endorsement: Almost all over the counter anti-fungals are effective. I can think of none that the fda has banned. We do not endorse one product over another here on this health app. ...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 to treat a recurring itchy rash on stomach?

How to treat a recurring itchy rash on stomach?

Hydrocortisone cream: Try Hydrocortisone cream 2-3 times a day. If that is not helping after a few days then see a doctor for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How to treat a sciatica rash?

How to treat a sciatica rash?

Shingles?: Sciatica doesn't cause a rash. Seems to me you might have shingles. I would see your doctor to evaluate this. ...Read more

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How to treat this stubborn yeast infection?

How to treat this stubborn yeast infection?

Chronic Yeast: If you have recurrent (four or more) yeast infections per year or a chronic yeast infection simple treatments may not be adequate. Please see your physician for treatment in that situation. ...Read more

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What can I use to treat a vaginal yeast infection?

Anti fungal: You can use an otc medicine like monistat. If that doesn't work, see your doctor for a prescription anti fungal medicine. ...Read more

Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more


Dr. Tara Passow
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Diaper Rash (Definition)

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 ...Read more