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How to get rid of rashes fast with oatmeal bath?

How to get rid of rashes fast with oatmeal bath?

Can't: The oatmeal bath is not a cure for a rash. It may help alleviate itching, but that is all. ...Read more

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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Can i put baking soda in my daughter's bath for her diaper rash?

Can i put baking soda in my daughter's bath for her diaper rash?

Sure can !: That woud help neutralize the pamper area ph/ acidity ! constant replacement with dry pamper go a long way! ...Read more

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Daughters diaper rash hurts when i touch it or bathe her. Have tried nystatin desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) steroid cream for ezema nothing helps any suggestions?

Daughters diaper rash hurts when i touch it or bathe her. Have tried nystatin desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) steroid cream for ezema nothing helps any suggestions?

Is this yeast?: See a pediatrician and perhaps they will solve this problem for you. If not, have baby seen by a dermatologist and managed appropriately. Best wishes and hope she is better soon. ...Read more

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Could taking an oatmeal bath help with psoriasis?

Could taking an oatmeal bath help with psoriasis?

Maybe: It may help a little but the best treatments are medications which are usually extremely effective for this disorder. ...Read more

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Would it be helpful to use cortisone creme after an oatmeal bath?

Would it be helpful to use cortisone creme after an oatmeal bath?

Very helpful: For irritated skin or eczema, the oatmeal bath will soothe, then using Hydrocortisone creme on the worse spots will ease the inflammation. ...Read more

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How do I prepare an oatmeal bath for chickenpox?

How do I prepare an oatmeal bath for chickenpox?

Proper material: Oatmeal baths are not baths made from oatmeal but is made from the fine dust created in the milling of this grain.The fine dustlike material is added to leukwarm water and the kid allowed to soak for a period in the solution. It has a great effect on itching but may not alter the healing process. ...Read more

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Would an oatmeal bath keep a sunburn from peeling?

Would an oatmeal bath keep a sunburn from peeling?

No, but...: ...It might reduce discomfort and limit damage. Peeling occurs if the sunburn caused a layer of cells to die off in the skin; once that happens, it will peel no matter what. ...Read more

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