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I have a rash between my butt cheeks/near anal area. Would Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) work? Is it even possible for adults to get rashes like diaper rashes anymore?

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Dr. Chi Nguyen
Pediatrics

In brief: Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) is ok.

If it's due to irritation, then Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) or even just plain vaseline should resolve your problem in a 2-3 days.
If it's due to an infection, it will not improve, the pain will worsen, and you will need to see a doctor.

In brief: Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) is ok.

If it's due to irritation, then Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) or even just plain vaseline should resolve your problem in a 2-3 days.
If it's due to an infection, it will not improve, the pain will worsen, and you will need to see a doctor.
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