Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: ell | 2010/02/18

Q.

nappy rash

hi Doc, my baby had nappy rash last week, i used benphathen(sorry im not sure about spelling). The bum area is now clear but the rash has moved up, toward the penis and on the tip as well. Must i take him to the Doc? What can i apply on the area? Please advice. Thank you Doc

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

You are welcome.Your baby may have a candida rash.Try Nystatin cream and see if this helps. At the same time give him a probiotic such as Reuteri drops 5 drops daily for at least 10 days.

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