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Treating A Bleeding Diaper Rash
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 daughter is 3 years and she had bad diaper rash for over a week which is not responding to zinc ointment..what should we do?
My 1 year old has bad diaper rash that looks like it has sores, a little bleeding and very red. He scream when i touch it.What can I do to help it.
My daughter 7 1/2 months old has a really bad diaper rash, I noticed that the skin covering her vagina the " lips" have a blue color is this normal?
My 1 year old daughter has horrible diaper rash bleeding slightly. She never sits in wet diapers & it seems to get worse after bm's. What's going on?
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
It depends on cause: In medicine, we have common expressions that can mean a variety of medical diagnoses. "diaper rash" is one of these things. It can be caused by a variety of things, each of which has a distinct treatment. The first thing to try would be over-the-counter creams (such as boudreaux's butt paste). If the rash won't clear quickly, the skin is broken, or the baby is under 3 months, he should see the dr. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son has very bad diaper rash because we tried another brand. The rash has been around for over a week. Now spreading. He is 4&1/2 months old.
May be coincidence?: The rash may be not from the formula change. It could be several issues. Most common: chemical irritation from the urine and feces (try frequent diaper change and moisturizer cream); it could be fungus like Candida a. (anti-fungal cream at least for 2 weeks), or may be nutrient deficiency, like zinc (supplementation would help). All the best! ...Read more
My 12 mo olds been on ab(omnicef) for 6 days now, he isn't eating well or drinking, his fever returned, pooping every 2 hr, bad diaper rash?
Keep 'em clean: Prevention is better than cure. Remember to use small amounts of baby powder, since larger amounts tend to hold the moisture next to the skin instead of allowing the diapers to do their job. For a cure, meticulous hygiene, allowing the area to air dry, and using light amounts of over-the-counter products usually works. There are also prescription cures which you can get by seeing your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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