Definitely does NOT sound like yeast. Sounds like wetness. You could try a barrier cream with or without zinc oxide. Put it on the folds of the skin and anyplace that is getting redness. And yes disposables are extremely absorbent and will keep him dryer. An insert with your CD's may help a lot.
If the diaper is saturated when you change him either change hime more frequently (sounds like you already change him quite frequently) or add a hemp insert, fleece topped would be even better.
This is what it sounds like your baby has: Intertrigo - this is a specific rash that occurs within the skin folds and creases around the diaper area where the skin rubs together.
Appearance - Heat and moisture mixed with urine cause a red, burn-like appearance.
Treatment - regular white petroleum diaper ointment.
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