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diaper rash remedies

My 3 month old son has had diarrhea for the last 2 days & is now got a really bad diaper rash. Was wanting to see what you ladies suggest for treating it. Nothin seems to be working.
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3828469 tn?1358462325
I had to get a funky cream from the doctor :( hope it gets better
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2020005 tn?1628125976
I used Desitin every night on my son (only a little bit) even if he didn't have a diaper rash so it wouldn't pop up out of no where, especially between his little boy parts, and on his butt, because that can get raw easily too, it worked really fast, and good!
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Aquaphor and maalox. Mix 1/2 cup aquaphor and 1/4 cup maalox together. It will be runny... Apply to bum. You will see a difference and babys bum will feel better!!
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3126253 tn?1345384121
I use corn starch for my daughter when she gets them really bad. That works really well. At one time my daughter had a rash so bad from diarrhea she got little blisters. I put that on iylt took just a day or 2 to clear up the rash.
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2113262 tn?1346101921
When my daughter had a really bad diaper rash while she was in the hospital (for a respiratory problem) the nurses mixed up a cream for her that took care of it in one day

corn starch
mallox
petroleum jelly
balmex

mix together and it makes a nice cream that works really well, I still use it today if my girls get a red booty
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2113262 tn?1346101921
oh and her rash was from diarrhea also, the IV antibiotics she was on really didnt agree with her
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1794093 tn?1357930759
leave the diaper open to air between changes.... even just for a few minutes... and yes bum cream... i think any kind with zinc in it works great... i especially like arbonne kind....  i also use the desitin and the aveeno kind too... they are all nice and thick and coat well but do make sure to let the area get some air... i let my daughter hang out on a clean diaper not done up on a towel (just in case) on the coach with me and i just talk to her lots... she loves it!
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I put Destin on my son once a day, when he goes into his pjs and it was worked very well.
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Had fantastic results very quickly with Bordreaux's Butt Paste. My son had a rash with blisters. From my research, it doesn't sting, which others often do. Cleared it jup within 2 days.
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Baking soda baths. It helps dry out the rash. Disolve a cup in sink full of water and hold him in it for a while. Don't use baby wipes, use wash cloths until the rash is gone. The wipes can irritate the rash more.
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