Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: newMUM | 2012/10/18

Q.

drooling rash

my son''s drooling seems to be getting worse. i''m using the Nystatin Cream and vaseline but still very red and itches a lot. he''s waking up crying at night. i don''t know what else to do. should i take him to a gp??

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Apply Mylocort Ointment to your baby's rash twice daily for 2 to 3 days. After this apply zinc cream to the area where he previously had the rash to protect this area from his drooling. This should help to keep him clear of this rash.If it persists you will have to ask your doctor to see him.

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