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Rug burn

My daughter has such bad rug burn on her legs from crawling and scooting all over the carpet. I would put pants on her but it is just soo hot. We put lotion on her legs every day, but it just keeps getting worse....her calves are bright red and completely irritated...any suggestions for how to help ease the discomfort? She keeps itching them, which only makes it worse.

 
AF4life

Asked by AF4life at 11:17 PM on Jun. 24, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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Answers (5)
  • something thin like tights put them on her and a singlet it may be hot but something thin on her legs will help put the tights on her after you put some cream on it and do it 3 times a day if its pretty bad make sure its rash cream good luck
    Lisa_7777

    Answer by Lisa_7777 at 11:31 PM on Jun. 24, 2011

  • maybe its not rug burn. maybe she is allergic to something. do you use any type of carpet freshener? I would just bite the bullet and get her some thin tights to wear.
    alboston

    Answer by alboston at 11:27 PM on Jun. 24, 2011

  • knee socks (adult or teen size) with the feet cut off of them. should do the trick
    mubbie

    Answer by mubbie at 11:33 PM on Jun. 24, 2011

  • triple antibiotic ointment works so great for stuff like that....also i know its to hot for pants but try so think tights like you would wear under a dress.
    Amberlovesher3

    Answer by Amberlovesher3 at 12:00 AM on Jun. 25, 2011

  • babylegs ...or tights if u dont its ganna get worse and cause scaring.
    msmamakatie

    Answer by msmamakatie at 12:26 AM on Jun. 25, 2011

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