Posted by: Thumeka | 2009/10/15


Rash on body, bums and private part


My baby is 20 months old and has just developed a rash of his body, bum and private parts. It' s itching

Expert's Reply



It is difficult to be sure about your baby's rash without being able to see your baby.The rash sounds like a Candida rash which is a yeast infection. Give your baby Nystatin oral solution 1ml 4 times a day by mouth for 5 days. Also apply Nystatin Cream to the rash at least twice a day until the rash clears.

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Posted by: Prudence | 2009/10/19

Hi Thumeka my babe used to suffer from rushes and private parts also she' s 19mnths now,but since i started bathing her with epizone e cream she' s fine now.I don' t use baby products at all and i also use nappy liner on disposables.And i took her to paeditrician and he prescribed funguspot cream to apply twice daily on her bum and private part.

Hope u' ll be helped...


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