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

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.
Zinc oxide . Is a common and effective ingredient in many over the counter barrier creams. .

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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...

How can you tell if your baby has an allergic reaction to diaper rash cream?

Patch test. You can check just about any product for skin sensitivity/reaction/allergy by doing a patch test. If you place a dab of the material on the fabric part of a bandaid & place it in a location where it won't be disturbed. (back of a baby or underarm of older kid) leave it on overnight, if no reaction within that time frame the product is likely safe to use over long periods. Read more...

Is there anything stronger or better than 45% zinc cream for a baby's butt that is red and very sensitive and often gets diaper rash?

Maybe. If your baby's diaper rash is not responding to zinc cream, it may need a prescription from your doctor. There are several different things that can cause diaper rashes in infants. I would recommend taking the baby to see your doctor to determine if a different type of treatment is needed based on the way the rash looks and that regular diaper cream isn't helping. Read more...

Most of the time My baby has problem with diaper rash I tried many different creams, but they don't prevent that, do you know know anything natural?

Has your baby's. doctor seen the rash? If you've tried over-the-counter creams, and they haven't worked, it may be a yeast infection and may need a prescription treatment. Does your baby have any white patches in his/her mouth?If so, it could be thrush, which could also mean that the diaper rash is yeast. The natural remedies are keeping the area dry,and using a protective cream, but first see the doctor. Read more...
Diaper rash. it may be a yeast infection and keeping diaper off can help as well as a anti yeast cream. Read more...