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Dr. Y. Vasavada
Dr. Y. Vasavada, Pediatrician
Category: Paediatrics
Satisfied Customers: 3494
Experience:  M.D.(ped) passed at first attempt, in practice continuously for last 37 years. Certi. in Comp
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My baby is 5 weeks old and she got bad nappy rash and she is

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Hi , my baby is 5 weeks old and she got bad nappy rash and she is crying screaming when she wee , she is also poo a lot ,every time she’s crying and after I wipe her she does a bit again, she is always a bit dirty . Any change you can help me ? I tried most of nappy creams i use only silcock base but it doesnt go away , and from yesterday her bottom is more reddish
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Paediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Y. Vasavada replied 5 months ago.
Hi, Please also use cream containing hydrocortisone and anesthetic. Give Benadryl 1 ml syrup twice. Get stool sample tested in lab for any infection. Good luck