baby rash remedy

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Melissa - posted on 12/04/2008

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when trying to potty train my son he got really really bad diaper rash. dont use cornstarch it make the rash breed more. i didnt realize that there's baby powder n baby powder w/ cornstarch. as for regular diaper creams the desitin w/ zinc works good. then the dr had us try a little cortisone under the desitin. but my son got so bad he got a combinaion from the pharmacy w antifungal meds in it. we came to find out he was allergic to oranges. anyways if it mild i would try an oatmeal bath to help calm it (avveno makes an oatmeal bath soap) then let it dry completely n put on the cream. remember the diaper rash cream doesnt heal its a barrier to prevent it from getting irritated. so try n figure out the cause of it. teething? allergy to something? sick? good luck

Becky - posted on 12/04/2008

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I got a baby shower gift of Boudreaux's Butt Paste. I thought it was a joke, but it really is a fantastic diaper rash cream. I tried Desitin, Johnson & Johnson and still found that this one worked best. I hear that grown-ups use it for other maladies as well, like dry cracked lips, although I've always stuck to it as diaper rash cream. Check it out at:
http://www.buttpaste.com/BLButtPaste.php

Good luck!

Stephanie - posted on 12/04/2008

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Aloe Vera Gel from the health food store in the dark brown glass bottle. Pour that stuff on, rash will be gone in no time.

Larissa - posted on 12/04/2008

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make sure that your child is not allergic to nicle, cause if they are diaper rash cream which is zinc will only make problem 10 times worse, and it is a very common allergy.....i use baby powder every change to prevent one in the first place, air .....rashes are caused by moist skin so keep her /him dry, and put a blanket on floor and let them go bare to the world

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