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What can I do about drool rash?

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Dr. Scott Katz
Pediatrics

In brief: Bibs+Cortisone cream

Since you can't stop a baby from drooling, keeping the skin dry with frequent bib changes is the best prevention.
The rash is a form of contact dermatitis and can be safely and easily treated with twice a day cortisone cream for 1 week. If this does not help, please have the rash checked by your pediatrician.

In brief: Bibs+Cortisone cream

Since you can't stop a baby from drooling, keeping the skin dry with frequent bib changes is the best prevention.
The rash is a form of contact dermatitis and can be safely and easily treated with twice a day cortisone cream for 1 week. If this does not help, please have the rash checked by your pediatrician.
Dr. Scott Katz
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Dr. Laura Webb
Pediatrics

In brief: Aquaphor or Vasoline

Drool rash is very common in children.
It may worsen during teething (when your baby tends to drool more) or during feeding. Typically using a barrier lotion/cream such as aquaphor or vasoline will protect the skin from the drool and the irritation will decrease. If your baby's rash begins to look more yellow and crusty see a pediatrician as your baby may have developed a secondary infection.

In brief: Aquaphor or Vasoline

Drool rash is very common in children.
It may worsen during teething (when your baby tends to drool more) or during feeding. Typically using a barrier lotion/cream such as aquaphor or vasoline will protect the skin from the drool and the irritation will decrease. If your baby's rash begins to look more yellow and crusty see a pediatrician as your baby may have developed a secondary infection.
Dr. Laura Webb
Dr. Laura Webb
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