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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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Keep breaking out into yeast rashes. What could cause these?

Keep breaking out into yeast rashes. What could cause these?

YEAST RASHES: YOU ARE PROBABLY TALKING ABOUT MONILIASIS ALSO CALLED CANDIDIASIS. SEVERAL CONDITIONS CAN CAUSE THIS IMBALANCE THAT ALLOWS THE OVERGROWTH OF YEAST. THIS CAN BE A RESULT OF: 1. HORMONAL IMBALANCE 2. WEAK IMMUNE SYSTEM 3. UNCONTROLLED DIABETES 4. STRESS 5. EATING A LOT OF SWEETS 6. ANTIBIOTICS 7. PREGNANCY 8. DOUCHING SEE YOUR PCP . . . SOON BEST LUCK! ...Read more

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Keep breaking out into yeast rashes. What keeps causing these?

Keep breaking out into yeast rashes. What keeps causing these?

Usually: Warm and moist areas or if vaginal maybe from someone who cares it. Be checked if the reason is not obvious you may need some blood work. All the best. ...Read more

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What does a yeast rash look like?

What does a yeast rash look like?

See below: In kids, yeast diaper rashes are beefy red and have red satellite lesions. These can also be in other areas in babies like the folds of the neck. In adults or older kids, yeast infections vary in appearance depending on the type of agent involved. Athlete's foot is a red, fine scaly rash. Jock itch is similar. Ringworm - a circular like area with a raised ring of scale around a red center. ...Read more

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How to dry up oozing yeast rash?

How to dry up oozing yeast rash?

Antifungal cream: You need to treat the fungus in order to stop the oozing. If this occurs at the skin folds (under the breasts, groin etc), consider using an antiperspirant powder regularly. ...Read more

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What cam I do gor recurring rectal yeast rash?

What cam I do gor recurring rectal yeast rash?

Grapefruit & Garlic: Eat a clove of garlic a day or take garlic caps, & also grapefruit seed extract to inhibit yeast in the gut. Also, a very low carb diet is important. Yeasts like starch and sweets, so don't eat those things. Avoid pasta, potatoes, rice, and sugary fruits and sweet processed foods. ...Read more

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My baby develop yeast rash on his neck, back and buttock for about a month now what can I do to treat it?

My baby develop yeast rash on his neck, back and buttock for about a month now what can I do to treat it?

May not be yeast!: That pattern is more typical of seborrheic dermatitis. "yeast" medicines won't help, but anti-inflammatory ("cortisone" related) creams will. If your own doc is having trouble with this, you might see a pediatric dermatologist. Keep in mind that to diagnose your infant accurately, we'd need to know his age, health status, & what has and hasn't worked. Actually seeing the rash helps us too! ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a yeast rash on ears and elbows?

Is it possible to get a yeast rash on ears and elbows?

Not normally: It is likely something else. Check with a doctor to find out what it is and how to treat it. ...Read more

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How do I treat a yeast rash on my neck? Can I use enfamil gentlease?

How do I treat a yeast rash on my neck? Can I use enfamil gentlease?

Yeast rash: can be treated with an antifungal cream. I am assuming the question about Enfamil Gentlease is unrelated and is about feeding your child. Gentlease is a good formula if you are not breast feeding. . ...Read more

Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more


Candida (Definition)

Is a type of fungus which normally lives in small amounts on mucus membranes. An overgrowth of candida in the mouth produces a condition called 'thrush'. This is often triggered ...Read more