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My 2&1/2 yr old grandson has a pretty bad diaper rash he's in a lot of pain however he will not and never has let us give him OTC children's liquid ty?

My 2&1/2 yr old grandson has a pretty bad diaper rash he's in a lot of pain however he will not and never has let us give him OTC children's liquid ty?

Diaper rash: Please try a diaper rash cream such as Triple paste, and leave his diaper off as often as is practical to allow the skin to be free of moisture. If the rash is very very red, you should take him to the pediatrician to see if it is Candida and requires a medicated diaper cream ...Read more

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My 5 month old daughter has had some loose stools. No fever, eating normally, and active. She has a red bottom, relieved with diaper cream. Could it be teething?

My 5 month old daughter has had some loose stools. No fever, eating normally, and active. She has a red bottom, relieved with diaper cream. Could it be teething?

Maybe: I can be hard to determine the exact cause of an infants symptoms... It might be related to teething or it might be a cold. Please monitor your child closely and give palliative care: 1. Cold compresses 2. Children's tylenol (acetaminophen) per the label's directions. 3. Maintain hydration, plain water is ok. 4. Call your pediatrician if the fever increases or persists for more than 3 days. ...Read more

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How can I change a ten year olds diaper?

How can I change a ten year olds diaper?

Diaper change: Lay diaper open on surface. Roll child to one side and tuck the diaper in as far as you can on that side. Then roll child to other side and pull remainder of diaper through. Then spread child's legs and bring the diaper up in between the legs and fasten. Do not try to lift legs/buttocks as child likely to heavy, will strain both your and child's muscles. ...Read more

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How often change a diaper 12 months old?

You're kidding right: You change it when they are soiled or full of urine.There is no set time or number /day. ...Read more

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Is it unusual for a 23 year old to wear diapers?

Is it unusual for a 23 year old to wear diapers?

Yes but...: Yes, it is unusual but not unheard of. People suffer a variety of conditions that warrant using diapers as an adult - cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury, neurogenic bladder - to name a few. ...Read more

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At what age are children suppose to be out of diapers?

At what age are children suppose to be out of diapers?

Usually 3: Most, but not all kids are dry during the day by 3 years.Some kids will wet the bed, thru immaturity and no fault of their own, well into elementary school years.If you are concerned , talk to your pediatrician. ...Read more

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My nephew was born the 20th of this month. He is 3 days old today. He has only used two diapers today. Is this normal?

My nephew was born the 20th of this month. He is 3 days old today. He has only used two diapers today. Is this normal?

NO: Two poopy diapers or two wet diapers? If it's the number of poopy diapers then that is fine. It is not okay if that is the number of wet diapers all day. He must be evaluated right away of he has only had 2 wet diapers all day. ...Read more

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My 11 mnth old will not lay flat on his back at all, he screams & fights it until he wins the battle. I have to change diaper while he stands. ?

Be creative: If distraction and making a game of it isn't working, it would be better to sit him in the tub to clean up and put the diaper on while he is standing up than to get as angry as he is! ...Read more

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21 month old only 4 wet diapers in 30 hours?

21 month old only 4 wet diapers in 30 hours?

Dehydration?: That averages out to one diaper every 7 hrs or so. Is pt drinking lots of fluids? Is he/she vomiting? May need to take to the ED for eval and see if possilby needs IV fluids ...Read more