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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
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
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
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
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
Not normally: It is likely something else. Check with a doctor to find out what it is and how to treat it. ...Read more
What is another shampoo has ketoconazole in it with no prescription? I have a yeast rash on my back that causes flaking and discoloration.
Tinea versicolor: Most mild cases of tinea versicolor only need a special “shampoo” or cream. The shampoo is used like a soap on the affected skin. If it covers a large part of your body, or if it doesn’t get better with the shampoo or cream, you might need oral treatment. Your doctor will decide if you need pills. Topical antifungal medications, topical selenium sulfide, and topiical zinc pyrithion are 1st line ...Read more
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