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Diaper Rash in a 10 month old baby - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   hi my daughter has a diaper rash
User :   it looks like little red bumps
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
Since how long?
User :   4 days
Doctor :  
What is the age?
User :   10 months
Doctor :  
Any medicines yet?
User :   no jhust vasaline and warm baths
Doctor :   Do not put vaseline

Doctor :  
You can apply CALADRYL lotion
Doctor :  
but importantly you have to keep the area as dry as possible
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and keep changing the diapers frequently
User :   could it be an infection
Doctor :  
It can lead to an infection
Doctor :  
If you can send me some pictures I can tell whether it is leading to infection or not
Doctor :   and what needs to be done
User :   is there any other names for caladryl otion just incase i cant find it in my area
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
Keep the area dry
Doctor :  
and frequent change of diapers
Doctor :  
but if there is a secondary infection this does not apply

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