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diaper rash help

my son has very sensitive skin and he gets a rash a a drop of a dime . I have tried powder,desitin, butt paste cream and nothing really works any sugestions he is going to the doctor monday sould i ask for a prescripion

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rjsjjs1

Asked by rjsjjs1 at 9:23 AM on Jul. 18, 2009 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • have you tried a&d ointmant or aquaphor? the petrolium based ointments always worked better for my dd
    josiesmommy00

    Answer by josiesmommy00 at 9:26 AM on Jul. 18, 2009

  • if it is really bad get a prescrition
    you can try a&d ointment that worked for my daughter
    rose549

    Answer by rose549 at 9:28 AM on Jul. 18, 2009

  • dude, i so can't spell today, ointment,, geeze forgive the typo i have pregnancy brain
    josiesmommy00

    Answer by josiesmommy00 at 9:29 AM on Jul. 18, 2009

  • Cornstarch. When my daughter was a few months old she got a really nasty diaper rash and my mother in law kept insisting cornstarch. I being the "more expensive is better" went and bought every single cream/med you could. I even let her be diaperless for two days. No avail. After mountains of laundry and sanity later, I finally gave in and tried cornstarch. Worked like a charm. Since then I've had another child and just as a barrier I'd couple it w/ vaseoline or desitine but always cornstarch.
    mrslemos

    Answer by mrslemos at 9:38 AM on Jul. 18, 2009

  • Gold Bond Baby Powder works wonders. It's cornstarch powder with zinc oxide added. Worked wonders.
    benjamink

    Answer by benjamink at 9:56 AM on Jul. 18, 2009

  • Have you considered switching to cloth diapers? Some children are allergic to disposables.
    dedicatedrider

    Answer by dedicatedrider at 10:07 AM on Jul. 18, 2009

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