How to prevent diaper rash:
In order to prevent diaper rash it is important to change your child's diapers frequently, clean them well, and make sure the skin is dry before putting the clean diaper on.
How to treat diaper rash:
To treat diaper rash it is imperative to change your child's diaper as often as possible to keep moisture off of their irritated skin. After removing the dirty diaper, wipe them well with a wet cloth. It can help to avoid wet wipes when their skin is raw, as the soap can burn and irritate their skin. After cleaning them well, use a blow dryer set on COOL to thouroughly dry the skin. After drying, liberally apply a diaper cream such as Desitin, Triple Paste, or Boudreaux's Butt Paste to the affected area before putting on the clean diaper. If the rash is persistent, worsening, or not responding to treatment, consult your health care provider.