What to do to protect baby's back?

@cmsk2005 (1770)
United States
July 22, 2007 12:53pm CST
Hey, not for my baby, my friends baby, she wants some help so tell what u do when your baby experience a little nappy rash, she continued to use therefore,branded and store brand nappy creams. But its not a permanent cure for her baby, its comming back again and again, Different cream used, although to be honest, it did not seem to clear the rash up. At the end, she used some sudocrem, which seemed more effective in clearing up the rash but finally found it also failed If u know better about this
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@Feona1962 (7527)
• United States
23 Jul 07
The baby may have a yeast infection, and the doctor will have to prescibe medicine to clear it up. Leave the babies bottom out of the diaper as much as possible. It will help keep moisture out.
@cmsk2005 (1770)
• United States
23 Jul 07
Thanks fried for the suggestion, i appreciate it as this will help her
@Feona1962 (7527)
• United States
23 Jul 07
You're welcome. I hope the baby feels better soon.
@wdiong (1817)
• Singapore
23 Jul 07
My daughter used to have bad nappy rash too when she was young. What helped her was Desitin nappy rash cream. The best way to treat an ordinary nappy rash, or nappy rash caused by a fungal infection, is to let it get some air. It is a good idea to leave the baby's nappy off for about an hour a few times a day. It also helps to change the baby's nappy often. When the rash is at its worst, it may be necessary to change the nappy up to 12 times a day. Dry the baby's bottom carefully after each change. If using cloth nappies, try changing to disposable nappies as they absorb more fluid from the baby's skin. If using disposable nappies, try switching to cloth nappies. Sometimes changing to another type of nappy will help. If the baby's skin turns even more red, warm and swollen, and the baby gets a temperature, you should contact a doctor immediately as the nappy rash may be caused by a bacterial infection that requires medical treatment.
@cmsk2005 (1770)
• United States
23 Jul 07
Yes the baby's nappies are changed several times a day. But no the baby dont have a temp anytime whenever she had rash, but we are asking the doctor and he has also given some medication, when the medication is on-it gets better but when no medication, it comes back so its kind of i think-may be changing the nappies to cloth one can help, may be the material is not suitable for her skin...thank you friend, its helpful tip
@nishdan01 (3055)
• Singapore
23 Jul 07
Mary Kay's Night Cream for diaper rash can help your child. You can buy this at reasonable price at e-bay stores. I have read some reviews from mothers saying that this product works, if all other products fail. For more on diaper rash check: http://www.helium.com/tm/232818/diaper-common-babiesdiaper-occurs
@cmsk2005 (1770)
• United States
23 Jul 07
This is nice I can check the article and also I will ask my friend to try the Kay's Night, hope it can make her happy and cure it
@mummymo (23707)
23 Jul 07
I had this problem with my eldest in fact it got so bad it bled! I cleaned him and changed him thoroughly and regularly , used sudocrem etc but nothing helped! It turned out eventually to be eczema and I got a prescription cream that gradually started to work! I think if your friend cannot get the nappy rash cleared up she should see her doctor or health visitor, they may be able to help or give useful advice! xxx