help baby rash?

Zuleyka - posted on 03/01/2010 ( 4 moms have responded )

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my daughter is 6months i have no idea what she has.. she had in the beginning a bad diaper rash which went away not she has a bad rash all over her body does anyone have a clue what can it be? she sweats a lot while she is sleeping as well i only leave her in a ouncies. the doctor told me to shower her with aveeno soap and lotion but i see no improvements and i know its not from the baby food shes been eating her baby food since 4months and never got a reaction!.. ugh! any ideas please help!!

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Joy - posted on 03/01/2010

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When my little girl had eczem, the doctor told me to bathe my kids in lukewarm water because anything warmer could make it worse. Also, he said to bathe her every other day and only clean her with a wet washcloth on the in between days.
Hydrocortizone cream could work too. You don't have to have a prescription for it, any drug store should have it.
Could she possibly have an irritation to the laundry detergent you use to wash her clothing? Dreft laundry soap is gentle enough to use for children's clothing. You might want to try it to see if it makes a difference.

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has she been on ony meds? shots will do it too. one thing that has always helped w/ my kid's butts is allowing them to streak around alittle. its amazing how wonderful a little air on the tushie helps. but be careful of accidents!

Kristi - posted on 03/01/2010

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I would talk to your doctor about the Aveeno not helping. Maybe they can recommend something else.

Melissa - posted on 03/01/2010

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You could try hydrocortizone cream. My dr. recommended that for my son's patch of eczema. He said to use one over the counter and apply it twice a day.

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