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14 Dec 2009

bum/nappy rash
Hi Doc
My boy is 16 months and has never had a nappy rush until last week(thick pimple like)! I am a SAHM and am the one taking care of him, and i always make sure the nappy is changed on time. What could be causing the rash?he had loose stools a day before the rash but stools fine now. What can i use for the rash/ I' m currently using Bennets bum cream.
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childhood diseases
paediatrician

01 Jan 0001

It is difficult to give you a definite answer about your baby's nappy rash.Has he had an antibiotic lately? If he has had an antibiotic he may have a candida infection now. Give him a probiotic by mouth for at least 10 days and apply Nystatin Cream three times a day to his nappy rash. If it does not clear then try Antipeol Cream.Let me know if his rash does not clear up.
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