Yeast Diaper Rash
Treatments and drugs
- An anti-fungal cream
- A mild hydrocortisone cream
Numerous diaper rash medicines are available without a prescription. Have a discussion with a doctor or pharmacist for particular recommendations. Some accepted over-the-counter ointments are as follows:
- A + D
- Zinc oxide paste
Increasing airflowThe key to keeping your baby’s bottom healthy is to increase the airflow to the diaper area. This can be obtained by:
- Letting the baby go without a diaper for short periods of time.
- Avoid plastic or tight-fitting diaper covers.
- Use diapers bigger than usual until the rash heals.