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Alternative Treatments for Diaper rash

Alternative and complementary therapies list for Diaper rash:

Alternative treatments, complementary therapeutic options, or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly helpful for Diaper rash may include:

  • Avoid alcohol-containing baby wipes
  • Rinse with warm water and air dry
  • Blow-dry baby's bottom
  • Zinc oxide ointment
  • Canestan and hydrocortisone cream mixture
  • Penaten cream
  • Equal parts Nivea, Canestan, cornstarch and Penaten
  • Sitz bath
  • Rinse cloth diapers with vinegar
  • Avoid plastic cover over cloth diapers
  • Wear loosely fitted diapers
  • Cornstarch
  • Nivea cream with cornstarch
  • Cranberry juice-by mouth
  • A and D ointment
  • Change diapers frequently (cloth and disposable)
  • Clean dirty bottoms with spray bottle of water containing a few drops of vegetable oil
  • Brief sun exposure

Warning About Alternative Treatments

Always check with your doctor or qualified medical professional before using any alternative or complementary treatment, or before stopping or changing any other treatment to use alternative approaches. Some treatments or preventatives may be of dubious value, and certain alternative treatments can be dangerous in some cases.

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