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Treating Diaper Rash

While diaper rashes are a common occurrence, no parent wants to see their baby suffer with a painful rash. These diaper rash solutions will cover how to heal diaper rash as well as how to protect your baby’s delicate skin.

The most effective diaper rash remedies include making sure that your baby's bottom is completely clean, totally dry, and thoroughly protected. A zinc oxide diaper rash treatment (like DESITIN® Maximum Strength Original Paste or DESITIN® Rapid Relief Cream) is a great way to soothe and relieve your baby’s discomfort.

Prevention is also a key part of any successful baby rash treatment. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, the best way to prevent a recurring diaper rash is to change diapers more frequently, pay special attention to preventing skin contact with stool, and to rinse your baby's bottom with water in addition to using baby wipes. Applying a barrier product (such as DESITIN® Maximum Strength Original Paste or DESITIN® Rapid Relief Cream) at each diaper change can also help to protect your baby's delicate skin and prevent diaper rash.

Visit the articles below to learn more about how to treat a diaper rash.

How to Treat Diaper Rash

If your baby has diaper rash, you want to make him/her feel better fast. With DESITIN® products and some tender loving care, you can help your baby feel better and help heal and prevent diaper rash from recurring.

How to Protect Your Baby's Skin

Applying a barrier ointment or paste protects the skin from further injury while creating an optimal environment to allow the skin to heal. It also helps prevent friction from the diaper.