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i am going to have my son cercumsized and i wanted to know if i can use diaper rash ointment?

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Asked by Anonymous at 12:58 PM on Oct. 31, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • No, petroleum jelly when it is done they will also tell you and show you how to care for it.

    Answer by Christinemg0813 at 12:59 PM on Oct. 31, 2008

  • are you gonig to get the little ring instead all the gauze and vasoline- i would reccomend that way better. but yeah i use diaper rash cream-if you get the one with the ring it falls off about the same time as the umblicin cord

    Answer by ldc90 at 1:00 PM on Oct. 31, 2008

  • not diaper rash cream on his penis but i used it on his butt

    Answer by ldc90 at 1:01 PM on Oct. 31, 2008

  • not put diaper rash cream on it. that will burn him up. use vasiline*how ever it's spelled rubb it on part that his penis will be on the diaper load it down no diaper rash cream though

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:21 PM on Oct. 31, 2008

  • when you get the ring on them your not supposed to do anything with it except put water over it when you give him a bath

    Answer by ldc90 at 1:22 PM on Oct. 31, 2008

  • They let us put A&D ointment on the diaper b/c they don't want you touching it the first few days. It healed very quickly.

    Answer by Giancarlo at 1:37 PM on Oct. 31, 2008

  • I didn't put anything on it and he didn't seem to be uncomfortable either. they put the ring on it and it fell off before the umbilical cord did.

    Answer by nora17 at 1:41 PM on Oct. 31, 2008

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