I need a cure for a BAD diaper rash!! Ointment , teabags, and cornstarch not working!!!

Regan - posted on 07/15/2009 ( 1060 moms have responded )

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i've tried everything! i need a new trick! hurry! my baby is running around naked, bc her rash hurts so bad she keeps taking off her diaper!

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Sandra - posted on 07/23/2009

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I am an "old school" Momma, so my best cure was, a lil A&D, or Desitin ointment, and THEN.... apply the cornstarch over like a paste. Repeat often at changes, and always let the bottom areas air out as much as possible everyday... Good luck.

Jamie - posted on 07/23/2009

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Athlete's foot cream. It works great our Dr. told us about and worked wonderful. (generic brand also)

Susan - posted on 07/23/2009

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make a WEAK water vinegar solution and let her sit in it for 5 or 10 minutes....it will dry it right up!

Melody - posted on 07/23/2009

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Hi.The best thing i have used on bad diaper rashes is "buttocks" its brown and it does stain clothes if your not carefull,but it is wonderfull you can see the diffrence the next day. just be sure to change her diaper more often or let her run around in panties.cornstarch powders do good also it helps keep the wet nes off her alittle longer.

Jennifer - posted on 07/23/2009

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It might be a little late to reply, but if you need help again, try to brown plain cornstarch. The kind that you cook with. Put it in a pan and brown it. Let it cool. Then when you diaper, put some on the area then A&D cream and then the brown cornstarch. It really works

Jennifer - posted on 07/23/2009

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It might be a little late to reply, but if you need help again, try to brown plain cornstarch. The kind that you cook with. Put it in a pan and brown it. Let it cool. Then when you diaper, put some on the area then A&D cream and then the brown cornstarch. It really works

Jennifer - posted on 07/23/2009

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It might be a little late to reply, but if you need help again, try to brown plain cornstarch. The kind that you cook with. Put it in a pan and brown it. Let it cool. Then when you diaper, put some on the area then A&D cream and then the brown cornstarch. It really works

Jennifer - posted on 07/23/2009

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It might be a little late to reply, but if you need help again, try to brown plain cornstarch. The kind that you cook with. Put it in a pan and brown it. Let it cool. Then when you diaper, put some on the area then A&D cream and then the brown cornstarch. It really works

Ann - posted on 07/23/2009

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When my children had their worst rashes, I would apply the cream that women use for yeast infections. This would clear up the rash very quickly.

Alicia - posted on 07/23/2009

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My daughter had a very bad diaper rash around 6mo, and nothing I tried would help. Until I talked to a friend of the family that suggested Bag Balm. It's looks alot like petrolium jelly, but works so much better. After cleaning the daiper area, just apply with your fingers and put on diaper. It doesn't sting like some of the ointments I tried (my daughter would cry when I tried to change her because it hurt). Within one day I saw improvement! After that I used with every diaper change and never saw another diaper rash. I used it from the beginning with my son, and he never had a daiper rash. It comes in a green tin, and is usually found by the baby diaper ointments or first aid antiseptics. I recommend this to every new mother I know! I hope this helps!

Rachel - posted on 07/23/2009

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Try BAG BALM it comes in a green can and I think you can get it at any drug store it works great

Melissa - posted on 07/23/2009

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use hydrocrodzone cream and an anti-fungal cream, mix the 2 together the rash will be gone by the next day.

User - posted on 07/23/2009

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PS I see alot of posts here for vaseline...its petroleum based...it will stay wet...I don't recommend it but I did see another mom who recommended the same powder I did... good luck!!!

User - posted on 07/23/2009

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the only thing that worked for my older son was called Caldesene powder (its in a pink container with blue writing on it) diaper rash (which is a form of a yeast infection!) thrives in wet environments...the powder is a combination of zinc oxide and talc...it kept him dry as a bone even through the night...



other recommendations (which I have done and they worked) are a lukewarm sit in a tub with a couple of tablespoons of baking soda (yes...Arm & Hammer) and just let her play in there a little bit...



otherwise if its that bad...let her run naked...keeping it dry is the best way to clear it up...sometimes ointments, even the prescription ones, don't work...since they do keep the infection moist...

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When my oldest son was wearing diapers he had a horrible rash (allergic to the brand of diapers) I used A & D ointment and he had instant relief and it cleared up right away. He is 15 now and whenever any of us gets a cut, burn, dryness around the nose, or anything I use this ointment and it heals the area quickly and helps minimize scarring. It doesn't leave any gross residue like someone of the diaper rash products. I SWEAR BY THIS PRODUCT!!!!!! Please try it, you can find it anywhere. Also, don't use wipes that are scented. Hope this helps

Kimberly - posted on 07/23/2009

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Your baby may have a yeast infection, try getting over the counter yeast creme for women...if it is bumpy it is a good chance it is...

Heather - posted on 07/23/2009

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Have you tried Arbonne diaper rash ointment. Its pure, safe and benefical. Contact me at 9705890758 and i will send you sample. I hope you little one gets better soon.

Debora - posted on 07/23/2009

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When I was little My mother had a hell of a time with me due to my sensitive skin. She found that using "Caldesene" Powder on my worked the best and fastest. I have used it with all four of my children when they were in diapers or were in the early stages of potty training. IT WORKS WONDERS! Get it at and pharmacy over the counter.

Patricia - posted on 07/23/2009

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Are you sure that it is diaper rash? My son had a rash and his doctor had said that it was a diaper rash, but when I took him to another doctor I found out it was thrush. They gave me medicine and it cleared right up.

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My kids had extremely bad diaper rash to the point were daycares wouldn't take them. Here is what I came up with from several doctor's and old folk's and it has worked the best for several friends.



1) Make sure the bottom is clean and dry, so that there is no moisture at every changing. Yous ethier a hair dyer on low w/ cold are or a small fan you can keep on the changing table.



2) Slather the baby's dry bottom with Auqafor or vasaline.



3) Domoboro packets. You can find these at the pharmancy beside the Poison Ivy ointments. Take a medium bowl or sink and fill with water and 1 -2 packets. If your baby is big enough you can just put hedr bottom in to soak for 15 minutes. If your baby is small you will need to use washclothes or cloth diapers to soak and place on her bottom for 15 minutes changing every 2-3 minutes. Dry and start at step 1.

Caitlyn - posted on 07/23/2009

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My first child used to get rashes so bad she would bleed (super sensitive skin runs in my family) the only thing that worked for her was triple paste you can get it in wallgreens target and i think walmart. Good luck!!

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My kids had extremely bad diaper rash to the point were daycares wouldn't take them. Here is what I came up with from several doctor's and old folk's and it has worked the best for several friends.



1) Make sure the bottom is clean and dry, so that there is no moisture at every changing. Yous ethier a hair dyer on low w/ cold are or a small fan you can keep on the changing table.



2) Slather the baby's dry bottom with Auqafor or vasaline.



3) Domoboro packets. You can find these at the pharmancy beside the Poison Ivy ointments. Take a medium bowl or sink and fill with water and 1 -2 packets. If your baby is big enough you can just put hedr bottom in to soak for 15 minutes. If your baby is small you will need to use washclothes or cloth diapers to soak and place on her bottom for 15 minutes changing every 2-3 minutes. Dry and start at step 1.

Darci - posted on 07/23/2009

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If the lotrimin works, you might also give the baby some yogurt in case the problem is yeast related. I have had close friends who had this problem. My baby even had thrush(yeast infection that shows up in the mouth). I went an bought the yogurt for a week and fed a little with each meal. She loved the yogurt and does to this day!



My mom always used bag balm or udder cream for diaper rash. I have seen them at Walmart and Walgreens. I always used Antiseptic Salve from Goldshield Elite. It moisturized the bottom while taking care of the rash. It is only available through distributors or online. The website I buy it though is....gselite.com. They will refer you to a local distributor, if you still need something to help that is.



If all the other advise has already helped, then just enjoy that little darling to the utmost! I know that I enjoy our four!

Renee - posted on 07/23/2009

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Use desenex diaper rash oinment if that doesn't work try vaseline. You may have to take the child to the doctor if nothing is working. Sometimes pampers cause rashes because of the sensitivity of the baby's skin so you might have to use clothe diapers and rubber pants.

Christina - posted on 07/23/2009

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Lotrimin in the little tube. It is great. I put it on my 12 month old and it works wonders. Also sometimes you have to just leave them in their birthday suits, no diaper, the key is to get and keep it dry. Try to put a towel under her while she is sleeping and just leave her with no diaper and maybe a fan on low. Good Luck.

Marnie - posted on 07/23/2009

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GNC sells this stuff called Silver Bionic (sp?). You mix it with vas. and apply. The silver stuff works on everything from diaper rash to ingrown nails...everyone should have some. Good luck.

Natasha - posted on 07/23/2009

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i found natral yogat workd (plane)

but my sis swers by wiped row egg wite high in proten premots healing

FELICIA - posted on 07/23/2009

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Hey Regan,

It may actually be a yeast infection instead of a diaper rash. You should take your baby to the doctor to make sure that this is not anything serious.

Michelle - posted on 07/23/2009

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i used a cream called epiderm which is for exema (sorry cant spell it) thats what i use or simple range baby lotion from boots but dont use anything with alcohol or parfum in it hun.

Arisha - posted on 07/23/2009

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I would confirm that it's a rash and not actually a yeast which can appear as a rash. I agree with using the Aveeno with oatmeal.

Sarah - posted on 07/23/2009

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hi i swear by metanium.it,s in a yellow tube with purple writing.i tried sudocream but it,s too wet and metanium is drier but it stains clothes.leave it on overnight and it,s like miracle cream good luck sarah

Michelle - posted on 07/23/2009

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my son used to have that, so i used an ointment called Nystacid (in South Africa)

it's like a miracle cure



SCHEDULING STATUS:

S1



PROPRIETARY NAME

(and dosage form):



NYSTACID OINTMENT

(OINTMENT)



COMPOSITION:

Each gram of the ointment contains 100 000 units Nystatin.



PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION:

A 20.1.6 Topical antibiotics.

Michael - posted on 07/23/2009

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My little boy used to get wicked butt rash and the only thing that really worked was lots of air, baking soda in a luke warm bath. Once it was so terrible that I took him to the Dr.It turned out that he had a yeast infection and the cream he gave us for that worked like a charm!

Good luck girl.

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that's the best thing for it, the rash will dry out, you may have to clean up a few accidents, but the rash will be gone very soon, and at bedtime use cloth diapers.

User - posted on 07/23/2009

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A&D ointment, antifungal cream and neosporin works. Layer them together. Don't use baby wipes....only clean with water and gentle soap. Let her air dry for 10-15 minutes at a time. These are all things my sisterinlaw and dr recommended. :)

Alicia - posted on 07/23/2009

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extra virgin olive oil is the best.. I have used almsot everything and my grandmother told me that is what they used years ago.. I have been using it all the time....my daughter have not had anyyhing in a long time, bust when she do get it, she gets it really bad...go to supermarket and pick it up, it will work!!1

Alicia - posted on 07/23/2009

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extra virgin olive oil is the best.. I have used almsot everything and my grandmother told me that is what they used years ago.. I have been using it all the time....my daughter have not had anyyhing in a long time, bust when she do get it, she gets it really bad...go to supermarket and pick it up, it will work!!1

Shana - posted on 07/23/2009

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My favorite diaper ointment is Grandma El's, but it is hard to find. Next runner up is Butt Paste. Works great! You can also try using Aveeno Soothing Bath in the water when you bathe her. The adult version is fine, though they have a baby version too. It's great for sunburn as well.

User - posted on 07/23/2009

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the best thing for diaper rashes is bag balm, I know it sounds dumb and you can get it at drugmart. My daughter once had the worse diaper rash ever and I used that and it cleared up fast! try it next time.

Marie-France - posted on 07/23/2009

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Hi I'm Marie-France from Mauritius I had to face this same problem with one of my daughters and I put some Maizena regularly on it I exposed the rash to sunlight and after 3 days and it was gone and her skin was neat and soft. Hope I've been of some help to you.

Donna - posted on 07/23/2009

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You might try a recipe I found online "handed passed down through generations of pediatric residents". They called it "Butt Paste" but it's not Boudreaux. I make it for my grandchildren. It is the best stuff. One of my grandsons has horrible exzema and he got the worst diaper rashes. This worked wonders on him. Use sparingly.



2 oz. A&D ointment

2 oz. Zinc Oxide Ointment

1 oz. Maalox OR Mylanta

1 oz. bacitracin



You can find all of these ingredients at Walmart. Try to be precise in your measurements. I have a small electronic scale that I measure everything on and then I mix it together and put it in a container. ( I buy small containers at our container store but a small clean rubbermaid container would work well.)



Best of luck.

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