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Cure for diaper rash - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
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User :   i have a 9 month old who has a really bad diaper rash how can i cure it
User :   i have tried everything
User :   what can i do
Doctor :   What are the present symptoms over the skin
User :   she is really red and it bleeds
User :   her skin is iritated
Doctor :   Zinc oxide is the active ingredient in many diaper rash creams. These products are usually applied in a thin layer to the irritated region throughout the day to soothe and protect your baby's skin
User :   tried it dont work
Doctor :   Use creams or ointments
User :   like what i have tried
User :   everything
User :   balmex, desitin, zin oxide, but paste.. nothing is working
Doctor :   are you still using the diapers
User :   yes
Doctor :   To aid the healing of diaper rash, do what you can to increase airflow to the diaper region.
Doctor :   These simple suggestions may help you
User :   ok thank you
Doctor :   one is Let your child go without a diaper for short periods of time
Doctor :   you seems to have moved away
Doctor :   please get back if you need medical advise
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