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best rash cream/ointment for newborn?

my son is 4 days old and he has been pooping so much tha t his bottom is as red as a cherry!! I am using desitin and its not working! any body know of a great cream or ointment?

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Asked by JanetElizabeth at 4:22 PM on Aug. 1, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • A & D ointment works great

    Answer by sherribeare at 4:24 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • we like Boudreaux's Butt great!

    Answer by uwsweet at 4:26 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • Zinc Oxide ointment for babies.

    Answer by AdrianaS at 4:27 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • butt paste

    Answer by jennifer588 at 4:28 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • Arnica cream

    Answer by rkoloms at 4:30 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • Desitin made my daughter's rash worse. We switched to Auqaphor and it was gone by the next day.

    Answer by DigiScrapperMom at 4:32 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • My kids were allergic to zinc oxide. I used Palmer's Bottom Butter.

    Answer by lisa89j at 4:35 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • Boudreaux's Butt Paste for the win

    Answer by SinfulBliss at 4:53 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • I used Flanders Buttock ointment on my children. It was great!!!

    Answer by wmjsease at 4:57 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • Resinol, it worked. Desitin did not.

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 4:58 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

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