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How to reduce baby's diaper rash if fissan paste or castor oil/zinc mixture is not working

71 mths ago

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use baby powder with the fissan paste if that does not solve the problem it can be eczema or a allergic reaction from soap you are using or from the nappies.

71 mths ago

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Mix Fissan Paste with Germoline. If the rash is very painful, get a tube of Anethane (local anestethic cream) and mix that in too. Also, Rooibos tea is a good idea. Either put two teabags in the bath water or make a cup of strong tea, cool it and use it to clean your baby at every nappy change.

71 mths ago

A mixture of Bepanthen and Antipeol should do the trick. It might be a fungal infection - some pharmacists make a concoction which I think contains Friar's Balm and Mycostatin, this works as well.

71 mths ago

Sometimes fresh air does the trick. Just be sure to waterproof the airing zone.

71 mths ago

Remember the three "Bs": Bare Bum Best!

71 mths ago

get a hold of Nystatin cream, the zinc mixture normally takes care of mild nappy rash, but if there is a candida infection (sounds like it) you need to put a anti-fungal cream like Nystatin on

71 mths ago

many times a superinfection of candidiasis aggravates the rash, and a mixture of a fungicide (e.g. clotrimazole cream) and a mild steroid cream (e.g. 1% hydrocortisone cream) will give dramatic improvement.

71 mths ago

Let the babies bum air out. Also bath him in strong rooi-bos tea bath water. (put in a lot of tea bags into the bath to make the water dark.)

71 mths ago

MAIZENA used liberally instead of talc - and plenty of bare bums in the fresh air!!

Source: moms manual (in my head)

71 mths ago

I've only used a paste with Maizena and Antipeol and it worked.

71 mths ago

Agree with Watalotigot the maizena works. But the most effective for me was Gentian Violet and a steady hand, on top of that some maizena as powder. Big mess but definitely worth the effort! Gentian Violet can also be used for Candidal infection in the mouth.

Source: Personal experience

71 mths ago

DO NOT APPLY ANYTHING JUST GIVE A BABY A FRESH AIR MAY BE HE NEED ID AND CHANGE THE TYPE OF DISPOSSIBLES/ HUGGIES YOU ARE USING. OR CONSULT DOCTOR IF ITS WORSEN.

71 mths ago

Rooibos tea (as strong as you can make it) - clearly don't add milk or sugar :) Let it cool and wipe the baby clean as often as possible. Works like a bomb, never used any creams or lotions on my babies :)

71 mths ago

invest on disposable nappies, make sure you have nappy liners with it, less costs, less exposure of baby to wetness, when the baby poos, just take off the nappy liner and dispose of the poo and reuse the same nappy but if its wet then there's nothing you can do.

71 mths ago

Leave baby in sunny area a few min without daiper, dont use soap when bathing, mazina also works.

71 mths ago

Get Bactroban and a bottle of Elisabeth Annes' Cornstartch Powder (Maizina), excuse my spelling, put on the cream and then the powder. It is not expensive. My baby's bum was red red and I took him to the doctor and that is what he gave me, it starts working immediately.

71 mths ago

Bepanthen . works like a dream

71 mths ago

A diaper rash can have many causes, e.g. ammoniacal (related to excess acidic stools), thrush (related to candida infection), dermatitis/eczema (related to a localized or an ingested substance causing a skin reaction). Very seldom will a superinfection of bacteria occur. The treatment depends on the cause, but most rashes will respond to a combination of a fungicide and mild steroid cream such as suggested by Jacques.

71 mths ago

Baby conrstarch or ordinary Maizena

71 mths ago

Antipeol. It's a anti septic cream, expensive, but works QUICK!!!! With the next change you'll see the difference. And although it's expensive you can go a looong way on one tube. Get it from your pharmacy, I even saw it at P'nP Hypermaket @ Greenstone

71 mths ago

It's going to sound weird,but it works!! Take a raw egg and wipe it on the babies bum, put the baby on the bed where there is a bit of sun coming in and take off with a luke warm cloth after about 10min, the egg would be sticky now, it takes the burning out of the bum. Goodluck,

71 mths ago

Antipeol works like magic! Beat eggwhite until firm and apply to bum - let it dry without nappy

Source: Tried and Trusted

71 mths ago

Mix Nystacid or any Anti-fungal / Vaginal cream with uncented baby Aqua's cream. 1:1. Nystacid or Anti-fungal cream is available from any pharmacy without a perscription. If the rash is very bad, make the portions 2:1. But don't use for too long uninterupted, as it contains cortozone, which I feel is not always best. What I have done is that I use this mixture with every second nappy change and then my normal Bum cream for the others.

Source: Personal Experience (3 babies)

70 mths ago

It sounds like an old wives tale but MAIZENA does really work!! My gran gave me that advise years ago, when my eldest was baby - and he suffered quite badly from nappy rashes.

70 mths ago

My baby also had bad nappy rash. What finally worked for me was Fuller's Earth (from any pharmacy and most supermarkets). It's a powder, and I suggest you use it with no other creams or lotions. I suppose it must be similar to the Maizena effect. I used it exclusively for baby number two and he never had a rash. Be careful not to get any powder or talc in your baby's face. though.

70 mths ago

Antipeol, Dactaren Gel, Maizena Aloe gel, Whipped white of an egg and fresh air

70 mths ago

Bennets Baby Bum Cream works the best, try it you will see.

70 mths ago

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