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What is the treatment for diaper rash?
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Dr. Luis Eguiguren
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Luis Eguiguren
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Dr. Scott Katz
Pediatrics
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Normal diaper rash is treated with frequent diaper changes, air drying the skin and thick barrier creams to protect the skin.
If the rash is not responding to this treatment, the child should be examined to see if there is another cause such as yeast or bacteria.

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Normal diaper rash is treated with frequent diaper changes, air drying the skin and thick barrier creams to protect the skin.
If the rash is not responding to this treatment, the child should be examined to see if there is another cause such as yeast or bacteria.
Dr. Scott Katz
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Dr. Roy Benaroch
Pediatrics
In brief: Best: naked!
The best treatment is less time in a diaper-- and more time naked! dry your baby's bottom with a cold hair dryer or fan, and let him or her enjoy a bare bottom for a while.
You can also use one of many diaper rash creams. Rarely, a visit to the doctor for a prescription is needed.

In brief: Best: naked!
The best treatment is less time in a diaper-- and more time naked! dry your baby's bottom with a cold hair dryer or fan, and let him or her enjoy a bare bottom for a while.
You can also use one of many diaper rash creams. Rarely, a visit to the doctor for a prescription is needed.
Dr. Roy Benaroch
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