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Need help I have a bad pad rash and i want to know what over-the-counter brands at stores can I buy to treat it and make it better and go away?

Need help I have a bad pad rash and i want to know what over-the-counter brands at stores can I buy to treat it and make it better and go away?

Rash: You can try Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream, or cortisol 1% cream. If this does not work consult the pharmacist at the store. Or see you physician if it doesn't get any better. ...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 you use diaper rash cream for a pad rash?

Can you use diaper rash cream for a pad rash?

Yes: May of the diaper rash creams contain zinc oxide, which can be helpful for the chaffing/irritation rash caused by pads. If however, the rash from the pads is from not irritation but actual allergy to the fibers of the pad, the diaper cream probably won't do much. ...Read more

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Hello, I have 2 rashes between by butt and vagina. They just appeared this morning but I do not know what this is. i think it's my pads but Im clueles?

Hello, I have 2 rashes between by butt and vagina. They just appeared this morning but I do not know what this is. i think it's my pads but Im clueles?

Possibly: For a young woman, a first-rash in this area could easily be from an allergen such as a pad or a new type of underwear/detergent. Alternatively, it can be a yeast infection if it begins to itch or continues despite removing the potential allergen. Any anti-itch cream would be helpful and can be bought over the counter. If not better, try an anti-fungal, also over the counter. Then see your GYN. ...Read more

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I get skin rashes with redness and itchiness in my butt and near my vagina every time i wear menstrual pad. What's wrong with me?

I get skin rashes with redness and itchiness in my butt and near my vagina every time i wear menstrual pad.  What's wrong with me?

Allergy: I have seen this many times. Usually the patient is having an allergic reaction to the adhesive material located on the pad. There are brands without adhesives but the easiest thing to do is to change to tampons. This solves the problem. ...Read more

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How bad can an always pad give you a rash if I been wearing it for over a month now because of my Depo-Provera shot I been spotting?

How bad can an always pad give you a rash if I been wearing it for over a month now because of my Depo-Provera shot I been spotting?

Moisture: You can develop contact dermatitis but even without that keeping the moisture next to your skin can cause break down of the skin and increases the risk of yeast infections among others. ...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