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Has anyone ever heard of using corn starch for heat bumps? If so, does it really work?

Someone told me that this is an old remedy, but I want to know if it really works

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tmestes2003

Asked by tmestes2003 at 3:34 PM on Jul. 16, 2008 in Health

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  • YEAH I HAVE IT IS GOOD FOR DIAPER RASH
    MISTYKAL

    Answer by MISTYKAL at 3:36 PM on Jul. 16, 2008

  • i know its good for babys when they have a rash it keeps the skin dry therefore procecting skin from wetness.
    yumymommy

    Answer by yumymommy at 3:57 PM on Jul. 16, 2008

  • Corn starch works very well!
    bookay

    Answer by bookay at 4:56 PM on Jul. 16, 2008

  • I use it all the time for heat/diaper rash. On another note...I even used it to pull a ketchup stain out of my wall...
    swrockhead

    Answer by swrockhead at 5:01 PM on Jul. 16, 2008

  • yes and yes. i live in la. its hot adn humid here adn my granny uses it.
    princezzmommie

    Answer by princezzmommie at 8:42 PM on Jul. 16, 2008

  • Yes, It is the best thing to use!! Kinda embarressing but I use it on myself because I am a Slightly large bitch.. LOL.. And I get heat rash on my boobies.. hehe
    AmberleesMoMMy

    Answer by AmberleesMoMMy at 12:06 AM on Jul. 17, 2008

  • Thanx for all the answers. It was helpful
    tmestes2003

    Answer by tmestes2003 at 4:36 PM on Jul. 17, 2008

  • Yep my dad uses it because his legs are big and he gets heat rash and I use it for diaper rash on my son.
    TiffanyLove18

    Answer by TiffanyLove18 at 2:23 AM on Jul. 30, 2008

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