Does thrush lead to diaper rash?

Yes. Thrush is a generally mild infection of the mouth (lips, gums, tongue and inside the cheeks) caused by a yeast. Babies with thrush will also sometimes develop a yeast type diaper rash as well. Consult your baby's pediatrician to confirm these diagnoses and for treatment.
Yes. It can spread by touching the diaper are with contaminated hands. Good hand washing of the infant is important.

Related Questions

How to get rid of my son's yeast diaper rash (thrush)?

Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) You need to keep the area as dry as possible. That means change diapers often. Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) or a generic equivalent is very effective in treating the rash. Read more...
Antifungal. A yeast diaper rash will require an anti-fungal agent like Nystatin applied 2-3 times daily along with normal skin care. Read more...

Can transitioning formulas lead to diaper rash?

Yes. All foods, including formulas, are digested differently. Making a change between formulas will cause the intestines to digest different nutrients. This may cause temporary constipation, diarrhea, or both (or neither) until your digestive system adapts. Many people find that with changing formula their child gets looser stool and a diaper rash in the short term; should resolve in a week or two. Read more...
Yes. Anything the baby eats may cause a diaper rash depending upon how it is digested. This is a matter of observation and trial and error. Read more...
No. Changing baby formulas should not lead to diaper rashes unless the new formula changes the poop a lot, causing diarrhea. Read more...

How to take care of a diaper rash?

Diaper Rash. Ask your doctor if a diaper rash cream would be helpful. Zinc oxide or petroleum jelly-based products help keep moisture away from baby's skin when applied to completely clean, dry skin avoid using wipes that have alcohol or perfume. They may dry out or irritate the skin more do not use corn starch on your baby's bottom. It can make a yeast diaper. Read more...
Diaper rash. For diaper rash keep baby's skin clean & dry. Change diaper as soon as it's soiled or wet. For healing allow baby to 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...

Diaper rash will cornmeal really work

Doubtful. Some like this product as a drying agent.I find it just another source of food for hungry bacteria that sit on the skin surface.Add a little moisture from sweat & baby can breed many germs.Like any product it may work for some, i just don't recommend it. Read more...
Agree w Dr. Ferguson. For diaper rash keep baby's skin clean & dry. Change diaper as soon as it's soiled or wet. For healing allow baby to 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 get diaper rash from a wetsuit?

Occlusion rashes. Skin that is moist and covered with tight material, especially when activities cause friction between a material and the skin, can produce rashes. Read more...