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Does cornstarch really work on diaper areas?
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Dr. Gregory Mosolf
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes
I use it when i suspect a diaper rash caused by yeast.
I use it in conjunction with some kind of anti fungal cream such as lotrimin (clotrimazole). Yeast diaper rashes are usually in the creases (but not always). You can google candidiasis if you want to see some images.

In brief: Yes
I use it when i suspect a diaper rash caused by yeast.
I use it in conjunction with some kind of anti fungal cream such as lotrimin (clotrimazole). Yeast diaper rashes are usually in the creases (but not always). You can google candidiasis if you want to see some images.
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Yes and no
Some find it a helpful drying agent to reduce the sweaty moisture of an infant in diapers.
I find the idea less than helpful on many occasions because starch is basically food for germs.Talc is an alternative.

In brief: Yes and no
Some find it a helpful drying agent to reduce the sweaty moisture of an infant in diapers.
I find the idea less than helpful on many occasions because starch is basically food for germs.Talc is an alternative.
Dr. James Ferguson
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