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Treatments for Diaper rash

Treatment List for Diaper rash

The list of treatments mentioned in various sources for Diaper rash includes the following list. Always seek professional medical advice about any treatment or change in treatment plans.

  • Keep skin clean and dry
  • Change diapers regularly
  • Air expose skin as much as possible
  • Diaper rash creams
  • Zinc oxide creams
  • Topical cortisone creams
  • Salt solution compresses - for infected spots; use room temperature water that was boiled then cooled.
  • Avoid plastic pants
  • Aerate disposable diapers by poking small holes in them
  • See also prevention of diaper rash for other suggestions

Alternative Treatments for Diaper rash

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed 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
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Diaper rash: Is the Diagnosis Correct?

The first step in getting correct treatment is to get a correct diagnosis. Differential diagnosis list for Diaper rash may include:

Hidden causes of Diaper rash may be incorrectly diagnosed:

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Drugs and Medications used to treat Diaper rash:

Note:You must always seek professional medical advice about any prescription drug, OTC drug, medication, treatment or change in treatment plans.

Some of the different medications used in the treatment of Diaper rash include:

Hospital statistics for Diaper rash:

These medical statistics relate to hospitals, hospitalization and Diaper rash:

  • 0.001% (155) of hospital consultant episodes were for diaper dermatitis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 98% of hospital consultant episodes for diaper dermatitis required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 39% of hospital consultant episodes for diaper dermatitis were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 61% of hospital consultant episodes for diaper dermatitis were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 88% of hospital consultant episodes for diaper dermatitis required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Hospitals & Medical Clinics: Diaper rash

Research quality ratings and patient incidents/safety measures for hospitals and medical facilities in specialties related to Diaper rash:

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Choosing the Best Treatment Hospital: More general information, not necessarily in relation to Diaper rash, on hospital and medical facility performance and surgical care quality:

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