My son has a diaper rash due to his antibiotic: What can I do?

My son (almost seven months) had his first ear infection and was put on an antibiotic. It’s making him have really really bad diarrhea multiple times a day, which is giving him a bad diaper rash on top of it. Besides Desitin & Tylenol, any mommas have tips on how to give him some relief? He’s crying at every diaper change, and I just feel so awful. He also hasn’t really been interested in solids. We still have another week left on the antibiotic.

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Call doctor about the antibiotic and lots of fluids

Corn starch saved my life

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Sit him in the bathtub with just a little bit of water and let him soak. It helps my daughter a lot, we usually do it everyday when she’s really red

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Lotromin from Walmart.
Amazing stuff.

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Athlete’s foot cream!

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He may need a prescription cream from the doctor, might need to see the doc again, my daughter had that happen alot too while on antibiotics

Call his dr. And get some nystatin cream ! The antibiotics most likely caused a yeast infection rash.

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I would call your doctor. Could be an allergic reaction to the med. As for easing the diaper rash, try buying a stronger cream or Aquaphor works great too

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Baking soda bath, mommas milk bath. Oatmeal bath. Call the Dr.

Organic raw Coconut oil works great too!

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Probiotics! It helps replace the good gut bacteria that will prevent diarrhea and rash. They make a powder form probiotic for kids that you can put in a drink or mix into food.

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Plain cornstarch keeps the area clean. I used both cornstarch and desitin. And to help his tummy. There is a powder over the counter called culturelle. I swear by it. It’s a little powder that can be added to all his foods or drink… helps out ALOT!

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Corn Starch was a life saver for us.

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Penaten works best, it creates a barrier and stops the irritation. I recommend the one in the metal tin. He will be better in no time!

The best cream is triple medicated ointment-trust me I’m three kids in who all had horrible diarrhea for the first few months of their lives! Also use just plain water and sensitive skin soap-just hold his bottom under warm water and hand wash-in between use warm rags with no soap

Lots of fluid so he doesn’t get dehydrated and a nice soothing bath and let him air out and be completely dry before putting any paste on his tushy

I put a layer of vaseline between the babies bottom and diaper. A thick layer.
1st diaper rash cream
2nd vaseline to prevent new rash

And bathing baking soda to take the sting our of the rash.

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Coconut oil. Or cornstarch

Corn starch is the very best for diaper rash good luck