diaper rash?!

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My son has sensative skin and he had a persistant diaper rash. What ended up working for us was a strong perscription cream from our doctor. We had to go to the doctor twice, becuase the first cream she perscribed wasn't strong enough, but the 2nd time around we got a super-strong cream and it was a miracle - the rash literally went away within a couple hours of the first dose!! I'm sorry I can't remember the name of it right now but just ask your doctor for super-strength.

Jen - posted on 04/29/2009

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The doctor can also prescribe a diaper rash cream. My daughter had a bad diaper rash caused from diarrhea while teething and the doctor gave us a prescription that cleared it up the next day.

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Use a washcloth and water only - no wipes - and let air dry (lots of air!). That always helps. Maybe a yeast infection (as noted above). Depending on his age it might also be too much juice (acidic) or reaction to food as well. I still give my 33 month old watered-down juice and didn't start juice for him until about 18 mo. (Just water & milk) Let us know how you make out!

Rachel - posted on 04/29/2009

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Triple Paste was the only thing that worked on my daughter. It's the most expensive of all the creams, but after 3 days she was healed!

Alamein - posted on 04/29/2009

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I use bepanthen ointment on my daughter & she hasn't got diaper rash since. There are so many products to choose from & what works for one baby may not for another. Once you find one that works for you it will go away.

Crystal - posted on 04/28/2009

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The thing that always worked the best for my son is Aveeno diaper rash cream, but if creams don't work then he probably has a yeast infection(yes-boys get yeast infections too!) that calls for a prescription called Nystatin.

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