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can diaper rash look like a sunburn?

i havent had to much experince with diaper rash as i was always careful in changing diapers when she needed it.... but now she has what i think is a diaper rash that looks like sunburn she did have a little diarria today can that be why she has the diaper rash? it just came about like 3 hours ago...any help would be apprieciated...

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briannamama

Asked by briannamama at 6:17 PM on Jan. 4, 2010 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • it could but if it is an even redness (not splotchy or bumpy) it could be a yeast infection. Try using a rash cream and if it is diaper rash it will go away quickly (unless her diarrhea doesn't go away)
    itsmesteph11

    Answer by itsmesteph11 at 6:34 PM on Jan. 4, 2010

  • You can also use mylanta on it and it will help calm the red, and when that dries you can but diaper cream over it. I hope it feels better soon.
    coala

    Answer by coala at 7:25 PM on Jan. 4, 2010

  • My DD used to get like that when she would get diarrhea.. One thing that helps to stop diarrhea is cooking some instant rice with extra water and then drain the extra water in a bottle.. Rice water will stop her up and something like boudreaux's or something with zinc oxide should clear her bottom up real fast..
    mrskgill06

    Answer by mrskgill06 at 11:31 PM on Jan. 4, 2010

  • thank you ladies for you help things are better the diaper rash is just about gone.....
    briannamama

    Answer by briannamama at 1:27 PM on Jan. 6, 2010

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