Will desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) diaper rash cream clog pores?

No. Not ever had that happen.I also like a&d ointment, boudreaux's butt paste, calendula...As options.

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My daughter's skin is very sensitive & also allergic to sunblock. Is it true that you can use desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) diaper rash cream as a sunblock?

Use sunscreen! The fda has made our jobs easier when it comes to sunscreen labels. I would go with a broad spectrum sunscreen that is spf 30+. There are several formulations that you could try to see what she does not develop an allergy to. Consider simple zinc or titanium based products. Any concerns, see your dermatologist who may be able to provide you with samples of sunscreen to try. Read more...
Sunscreen. A good sunscreen that is readily available over the counter and does not cause eczematous reactions is made by vanicream, look for it at your local pharmacy. Read more...

Ve been using desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) diaper rash cream on my face for my acne. Will the zinc help my skin?

Zinc. Zinc helps repair damaged tissue and heal wounds. There are some articles out there that suggest a zinc deficiency may contribute to acne issues. This of course is referring to dietary zinc deficiency. Zinc oxide topically is often used in sunscreens for its protective effect from the sun's harmful rays.I can't speak specifically about the use of Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) for acne - but if it helps you then use it. Read more...

Will desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) (for baby's diaper rash) work on an adult rash?

Open to air. The best remedy for diaper rash is to clean the area thoroughly and often. After cleaning air dry or fan with your hand or use a blow dryer on cool. Leave the diaper off when you can. Creams are basically a barrier and when using take care to dry the area off well before applying. Also some diaper rashes will require medicated cream. You may want to call your pediatrician. Read more...
Sometimes. Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) is a good moisturizer and skin protection barrier. That's what makes it good for diaper rash. If your adult rash needs a good moisturizer and skin protection barrier, then Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) will help. If you have a ringworm or a skin infection, it will help the appearance but not the rash. Read more...
Yes. For adult “diaper” rash keep skin clean & dry. Change diaper as soon as it's soiled or wet. For healing 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...

Does anyone know a good remedy for diaper rash, other than desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) or a&d?

Open to air. The best remedy for diaper rash is to clean the area thoroughly and often. After cleaning air dry or fan with your hand or use a blow dryer on cool. Leave the diaper off when you can. Creams are basically a barrier and when using take care to dry the area off well before applying. Also some diaper rashes will require medicated cream. You may want to call your pediatrician. Read more...

My 1week old baby but is bright red and irritated is this a diaper rash? A&d ointment and desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) aren't working! What is diaper rash? How to get rid?

Have rash seen ASAP. Diaper rash is rash in diaper area. There are many causes. Irritation, bacterial &viral infections, fungal infection, allergic reaction-all can trigger rash. Disposable diapers, by keeping that area warm & moist trigger these rashes. Societies where disposable diapers are rarely used, hardly see many rashes. What u have described shd be seen ASAP to determine the cause and appropriate treatment. . Read more...

Daughters diaper rash hurts when I touch it or bathe her. Have tried nystatin desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) steroid cream for ezema nothing helps any suggestions?

Is this yeast? See a pediatrician and perhaps they will solve this problem for you. If not, have baby seen by a dermatologist and managed appropriately. Best wishes and hope she is better soon. Read more...

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?

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. Read more...