What is the gentlest diaper rash cream?

Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) + Maalox. My favorite gentle treatment for most diaper rashes is the mixture of desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) (zinc oxide paste) and maalox liquid. Put an inch of desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) cream (do not use the "creamy" type) in your palm. Add 1 capfull of maalox liquid to it and mix together for a few minutes. Then rub this thinned paste into the entire diaper area for 30 seconds. Do this with each diaper change.
Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) (no financial interest) has been my favorite for many years, along with allowing the baby to crawl around without a diaper as often as is practical. (you can't have diaper rash with no diaper!) if the rash does not resolve, or worsens, then something else (like a yeast or fungus infection) may be going on, and you'll want to see your pediatrician or a dermatologist.

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Is there an ultimate diaper rash cream?

Diaper rash. Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. Meds your Dr. might recommend include antifungal cream (for fungus), a steroid cream (for significant inflammation) or an antibiotic (for bacterial infection.) Zinc Oxide can be applied as well as a # of other OTC diaper rash meds. Read more...

Is diaper rash cream safe to use for adults?

Diaper rash. Yes, otc creams such as desitin, (zinc oxide diaper cream) a&d oint, etc. Can be used. Barrier creams or ointment to prevent irritation from the next wet or dirty diaper. Apply liberally after every change. Small amounts of cortisone if very red or irritated also can be used occasionally. Read more...
Yes. For adult “diaper” rash keep skin clean & dry. Change diaper as soon as it's soiled or wet. For healing 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...

Can you use diaper rash cream for a pad rash?

Yes. May of the diaper rash creams contain zinc oxide, which can be helpful for the chaffing/irritation rash caused by pads. If however, the rash from the pads is from not irritation but actual allergy to the fibers of the pad, the diaper cream probably won't do much. Read more...

What is a good cream for a diaper rash on a baby?

Zinc oxide . Is a common and effective ingredient in many over the counter barrier creams. . Read more...
Diaper rash. Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. Meds your Dr. might recommend include antifungal cream (for fungus), a steroid cream (for significant inflammation) or an antibiotic (for bacterial infection.) Zinc Oxide or petroleum based products can be applied as well as a # of other OTC diaper rash meds. Read more...

What is a good cream for a diaper rash on a baby?

Rash. depends on the cause if it is due to candida then Nystatin or Lotrimin will work really well but if is due to ammonical diaper rash than butt paste or Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) works equally well and last but not the least if it is due to the elastic on the diaper changing the brand will help. The best thing to do is to switch to cloth diapers then you will never see diaper rashes. Read more...