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How do I treat my baby's diaper rash?

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Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics
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In brief: Remove the diaper

I ask my learning doctors every day what the one thing you must have to have a diaper rash.
.. A diaper... So remove the diaper for short breaks as often as you can so that the skin can dry and heal. Then place diaper cream (my fav is good ole vasoline) on dry skin with every diaper change. If it's bad or recurrent, have your doc see if yeast is possible.

In brief: Remove the diaper

I ask my learning doctors every day what the one thing you must have to have a diaper rash.
.. A diaper... So remove the diaper for short breaks as often as you can so that the skin can dry and heal. Then place diaper cream (my fav is good ole vasoline) on dry skin with every diaper change. If it's bad or recurrent, have your doc see if yeast is possible.
Dr. Marcus Degraw
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Dr. Pamela Lindor
Pediatrics
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In brief: Barrier creams

Frequent diaper changes, and using a barrier ointment containing zinc oxide will help most diaper rashes heal.
If your baby's rash does not heal, call your pediatrician. Some rashes will become infected (often with yeast) and may need prescription treatment.

In brief: Barrier creams

Frequent diaper changes, and using a barrier ointment containing zinc oxide will help most diaper rashes heal.
If your baby's rash does not heal, call your pediatrician. Some rashes will become infected (often with yeast) and may need prescription treatment.
Dr. Pamela Lindor
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