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Bumpy diaper rash in 15 month old

dd has a cluster of 5-7 red bumps in her diaper area. Any suggestions as what to use to use to help clear these up? We use cloth diapers and aren't used to having diaper rashes. Thanks for your help:)

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bloomsr

Asked by bloomsr at 9:30 AM on Jun. 21, 2011 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • doctors will call that a yeast infection and give you a special cream for it.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:32 AM on Jun. 21, 2011

  • We just went through the same thing & we use cloth too. I found out that he's allergic to citrus. At first the Dr told me to use OTC yeast meds, and that didn't touch it. I probably spent over $100 in different creams. So then I did a little research and decided to do an elimination diet, starting with the things that were most likely to be a problem. The first thing I eliminated was citrus (or anything high in acid, i.e. pineapple, tomatoes, etc.) Sure enough... the bumps cleared right up and only come back if he's had citrus.
    ABeaverhausen

    Answer by ABeaverhausen at 9:39 AM on Jun. 21, 2011

  • It could be yeasyt
    Zakysmommy

    Answer by Zakysmommy at 9:59 AM on Jun. 21, 2011

  • i use boudreaux's buttpaste clears it up in 1 -2 days my baby has the same thing though i use disposable diapers and the dr didnt think it was yeast
    khyleezmama

    Answer by khyleezmama at 11:15 AM on Jun. 21, 2011

  • Getting rashes in the summer is a common problem. Sometimes it is a heat-rash. If they are a little damp, and it's hot and they sweat, - heat rash. The best cure is to let her bare bottom be exposed to sunlight for fifteen minutes a day. A second best is to let her swim in salt-water like the ocean daily. If not - give her an epsom salts bath, let the bottom be completely dry, then put on a clean diaper. With heat rashes, creams only make it worse, as it holds in moisture. It's best to just be dry and clean, as much as possible.
    LoreleiSieja

    Answer by LoreleiSieja at 11:36 AM on Jun. 21, 2011

  • it's more than likely a yeast infection, you can get it at the local pharmacy store, and ask a pharmist, about what cream to use.
    good luck!
    Sillylins

    Answer by Sillylins at 12:32 PM on Jun. 21, 2011

  • It could be a yeast infection or have you changed the soap you use something children need time to adjust to a new laundry soap
    AmiliasMom

    Answer by AmiliasMom at 10:21 PM on Jun. 21, 2011

  • use A&D ointment and A&D cream mix them together on the lil ones but, the cream REALLY helps to bring down the bumps and the ointment helps to protect the area. good luck!
    smashlybear

    Answer by smashlybear at 10:22 PM on Jun. 21, 2011

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