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What is the best thing for diaper rash?

My son is cutting his molar teeth and it has making him poop excessively. I am currently using vitamin a and d onitment. Does anyone have any recomendations

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Asked by gurlieracer4 at 4:21 PM on Jan. 18, 2009 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • Use Destin thick and creamy in the purple box. It is really powerful and whenever my DD breaks out in a bad diaper rash I put it on her. It clears up drastically over night.

    Answer by Morgan. at 4:23 PM on Jan. 18, 2009

  • After trying a zillion things, we settled on Balmex. It helps clear up diaper rash in as little as a few hours.

    Answer by BlessedMommy64 at 4:25 PM on Jan. 18, 2009

  • A&D works very well, that is what I use on my daughter. Also, leave his diaper off as much as possible. Letting the air get to it will really help. Remember to use a soft washcloth with luke warm water to wipe also. Wipes will only irritate it.

    Answer by lilbit837 at 4:25 PM on Jan. 18, 2009

  • Plain old regular zinc cream will do the same thing as desitin and balmex and all that. Without the added fragrances and for a fraction of the cost.

    Answer by SmileyMoo at 4:32 PM on Jan. 18, 2009

  • when my son was teething and had very acidic poops I would use paterolium jelly as a barrier to prevent rash and if he had a rash I would add a few drops of pure Lavender essential oil in it.

    Very natural and inexpensive

    Answer by notquiteMartha at 4:33 PM on Jan. 18, 2009

  • Desitin creamy always worked for me but if that doesn't work then talk to your doc and you can get a prescription.

    Answer by amybuddy45 at 4:37 PM on Jan. 18, 2009

  • Butt paste works really well. If you put a little bit of baby powder with cornstarch in it, that works too.

    Answer by dhalinka at 5:04 PM on Jan. 18, 2009

  • Bag Balm works very well. My son hasn't had a diaper rash since the first week he was born.

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:06 PM on Jan. 18, 2009

  • BALMEX / CARMEX works wonders

    Answer by TheShryocks at 6:34 PM on Jan. 18, 2009

  • I used Burt's Bees rash cream worked like magic

    Answer by MattysWoWMoM at 7:38 PM on Jan. 18, 2009

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