Diaper Rash (cont.)
Diaper Rash Treatment
- If the child (or adult) appears to have a candidal infection, the doctor may recommend antifungal creams or medicines.
- If the child has impetigo (a bacterial infection), antibiotics may be prescribed.
- Your doctor may recommend a short course of mild topical steroid cream or ointment if the rash does not appear to be a fungal infection.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/8/2014
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