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What is the best thing for diaper rash?

What is the best thing for diaper rash?

Diaper rash: For diaper rash keep baby's skin clean & dry. Change diaper as soon as it's soiled or wet. For healing allow baby to go without diaper for periods of time so affected area can air out. Avoid tight diapers or airtight covers over diaper. Meds your Dr. might recommend include antifungal cream (for fungus), a steroid cream (for significant inflammation) or an antibiotic (for bacterial infection.) ...Read more

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Dr. Tara Passow
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Diaper Rash (Definition)

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 ...Read more


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What is the best way to cure a bad diaper rash?

What is the best way to cure a 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 more

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What is the best thing for a sunburn?

What is the best thing for a sunburn?

Many things can help: Acute treatments include anything that can cool the skin. Unless you are allergic aloe containing products can help with symptoms. Further, anti-inflammatory medicines can also reduce your symptoms. This would include things like aspirin, Ibuprofen and naproxen. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for diaper rash?

What is the treatment for diaper rash?

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 more

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What is the best thing to do for skin rashes?

What is the best thing to do for skin rashes?

Depends: The treatment or best thing to do is entirely dependent on the rash type. Different rashes are caused by different processes and therefore have different treatments. ...Read more

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What is the best thing to help buttock rash and itch?

What is the best thing to help  buttock rash and  itch?

Depends entirely...: ...On what is causing it. Could be an allergic reaction, or a viral, bacterial, or fungal infection, or a drug reaction, or other things. No way to know the best treatment until you know the cause. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for infant candida rash?

What is the best treatment for infant candida rash?

Micatin, (miconazole)lotrimin: Mkcatin or lotrimin (clotrimazole) will work on candida. To prevent recurrences clean area with dilute vinegar solution- teaspoon of vinegar in 8 ounces of water. ...Read more

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What is the best thing for acne/spots?

What is the best thing for acne/spots?

See Dermatologist: Best to be seen by a well experienced board-certified dermatologist; nothing replaces in person history and physical when it comes to good medical care/recommendations. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for a patiki eye rash?

What is the best remedy for a patiki eye rash?

Petechia: Petechia are dilated ends of blood vessels with tiny blood leakage--not a true rash. This can be caused by body stress such as vomiting or from systemic disease. If it does not resolve over a few days, see an internist. ...Read more

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What is the best body cream for winter?

What is the best body cream for winter?

No endorsement: I am sorry to remind you that we do not offer treatment of any product endorsement here on health tap. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is the best thing for a dry flaky scalp?

What is the best thing for a dry flaky scalp?

Dry scalp: Well, first you could certainly try a dandruff shampoo. Look for something that says "for dry scalp" or other similar statement. You may need to use it daily for a week or two before you get it under control. However, if you are black you may not do well with daily shampooing, it may make it worse. Also scalp psoriasis is some thing to consider. You may want to see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is the best creams for herpes?

What is the best creams for herpes?

Pills better: Antiviral pills work better than cream. On average, pills help you heal faster by 2 days. Antiviral creams may help you heal faster by 1 day [although Acyclovir cream doesn't help at all]. Using steroid creams while you are taking antiviral pills may help you heal faster. ...Read more

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What is the best clothing for a newborn?

What is the best clothing for a newborn?

Easy to care for.: The stores are full of adorable baby clothing and it is easy to get carried away with frilly dresses and sweater vests, and you will undoubtedly receive many of these outfits as gifts. But the most practical baby clothing is soft cotton or light wool, easy to wash, and easy to get on and off of a wiggly, wet or poopy baby. Layers work well as babies do not regulate their temperatures well. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat a bacterial rash on the buttocks?

What is the best way to treat a bacterial rash on the buttocks?

Benzoyl peroxide: If this does not work see you gener doc or dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for scabies? What is the best way to treat and get rid of a scabies rash? .

What is the best treatment for scabies? What is the best way to treat and get rid of a scabies rash?

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Prescription Rx: First get diagnosed properly. Sometimes what we think we have, masquerades as something else. With scabies, the longer you wait, the longer you itch! it is also highly contagious and you risk spreading it around. Unlike head lice, scabies has not developed resistance to its established treatment, prescription topical Permethrin 5% also called Elimite or Acticin (permethrin) (here in the United States). ...Read more

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What is the best prevention for eczema?

What is the best prevention for eczema?

Diet: Supplemnts with vitamin d, zinc and essential fatty acids can help.Calso identify food triggers to avoid. ...Read more

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What is the best ointment to check jockitch?

What is the best ointment to check jockitch?

Depends: "Jock itch" is not a diagnosis and there are a variety of different conditions which may lead to genital itch. Treatment depends on the diagnosis. A dermatologist will help you. Meanwhile you might begin with OTC clotrimazole or miconazole cream. Not ointment because that is too heavy and sticky for the genital area. ...Read more

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What is the best thing to do for smelly feet?

What is the best thing to do for smelly feet?

Dry them: Foot odor is from bacteria, bacteria grown in our shoes and between our toes. You need to rotate shoes and socks ie. Never wear same shoes 2 days in a row. Also wear socks with shoes whenever possible. If your feet sweat excessively you can spray the bottom with underarm deodorant before putting on socks. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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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


Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more