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Remedies For No Soiled Diaper For 5 Days
Keep area dry: Moisture, heat and lack of air circulation may cause skin irritation which may get over infected with bacteria or fungus. Baby may need a medicated cream, so if no improvement with careful drying and vaseline/zinc oxide based ointments, see a doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: If it is an irritant diaper rash, involving buttocks, thighs, and not the skin crease, then desitin, (zinc oxide diaper cream) a7d, balmex, etc. If it involves the skin creases, spares the bum, and there are some red dots involving the area above the genitas, then it maybe a yeast infection.And lamisil, or lotromin will help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does anyone know a good remedy for diaper rash, other than desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) or a&d?
Open to air: The best remedy for diaper rash is to clean the area thoroughly and often. After cleaning air dry or fan with your hand or use a blow dryer on cool. Leave the diaper off when you can. Creams are basically a barrier and when using take care to dry the area off well before applying. Also some diaper rashes will require medicated cream. You may want to call your pediatrician. ...Read more
Baby 4 mo diagnosed with infantile Seborrheic dermatitis in elbow knee diaper area and neck . What's the best treatment other than steroid ?
My ten month old has yeast diaper rash and its resistant to nystatin.What otc can I use? Pediatrician said nystatin is only line of treatment in baby?
Fungal diaper rash: It is important to be certain that you are dealing with yeast infection, there are other anti fungal topical agents that can be used. I can take a look at the uploaded picture in the consult room and advise further. In the meantime maintain diaper care and strict hand washing to prevent a transfer of the infection to the mouth. ...Read more
My 5.5 week old baby has a very watery stool twice a day that spills from diaper and soils clothing can I give him something to thicken his bowel movements ?
What are you feeding: Your baby ? Breast fed babies have thin gravy like stools a lot of times . Formula fed babies with cow based protein may have lactose intolerance causing watery stools. In that case , formula may be changed to soy base or lactose free formula . Best to discuss with your pediatrician ...Read more
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