my daughter who is 2 yr old has a yeast infection. the doc gave me nysatain but it hasnt been working. can anyone give me any suggestions on other ways to treat her yeast infection?

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Starr - posted on 11/08/2012

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My daughter had this, it seemed to get worse before it got better. It got to the point where it was cracked and bleeding so I took her to urgent care and they told me I had been applying it wrong. I guess your supposed to apply the nysatain and then put some type of diaper ointment like A & D, Buttpaste or even Vaseline over it to protect it. Once I started doing that it worked better. I think with just the medicine alone, it gets wiped up or absorbed into the diaper rather than the skin. Hope it helps, poor baby.

Amy - posted on 11/07/2012

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Call the doctor back and ask them for something else, I don't know of any home treatment for a two year old.

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