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5 month old has a red area on his armpit that looks like a rash. What should I do? Is putting a&d ok?

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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Intertrigo

Intertrigo is a superficial inflammatory dermatitis caused by friction, heat, and moisture and involves area of skin apposition.
Keeping the area dry. Dusting powder may be used.

In brief: Intertrigo

Intertrigo is a superficial inflammatory dermatitis caused by friction, heat, and moisture and involves area of skin apposition.
Keeping the area dry. Dusting powder may be used.
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Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Rash

Please make sure you keep the baby clean and dry.
It means wash him with gentle unscented soap , and dress him with pure cotton onsies. If this does not help in addition to the cream you are using, or if the redness speads, then seek a medical advice from his pediatrician.

In brief: Rash

Please make sure you keep the baby clean and dry.
It means wash him with gentle unscented soap , and dress him with pure cotton onsies. If this does not help in addition to the cream you are using, or if the redness speads, then seek a medical advice from his pediatrician.
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