2 doctors weighed in:

Will a regular diaper rash cream help a diaper yeast infection?

2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Diaper rash creams are basically a barrier not a treatment.
Yeast which is typically candida needs an anti-yeast cream. Usually Nystatin is a good choice but there are others.

In brief: No

Diaper rash creams are basically a barrier not a treatment.
Yeast which is typically candida needs an anti-yeast cream. Usually Nystatin is a good choice but there are others.
Dr. Barry Bergman
Dr. Barry Bergman
Thank
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Diaper rash creams are basically a barrier not a treatment.
Yeast which is typically candida needs an anti-yeast cream. Usually Nystatin is a good choice but there are others.

In brief: No

Diaper rash creams are basically a barrier not a treatment.
Yeast which is typically candida needs an anti-yeast cream. Usually Nystatin is a good choice but there are others.
Dr. Barry Bergman
Dr. Barry Bergman
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Adam Levy
Board Certified, Obstetrics & Gynecology
33 years in practice
1M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors