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Kylie has had diaper rash for awhile now and I cannot get rid of it. She is in pain and it is killing me. Right now, she is in a sposie <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/bag.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Bag">: The only circumstances I will use them is if I think they might make her more comfortable. I have tried so hard to not use them and to get rid of this rash without resorting to sposies.<br><br>
Here is my wash routine, our water is reaaly high quality for drinking, although I have no idea what that means for dipes.:<br><br>
Cold wash, one rinse, no soap<br>
Long hot wash, 2-3 Tbsps tide free, 2 rinses<br>
2 dryer cycles<br><br>
I wash everyday and don't rinse the poopies (usually). She eats almost no solids.<br><br>
I change her very frequently and let her coverless for much of the day. I leave her diaperless a few times a day to get air on her bum. I've been using Desitin or Burt's bee's diaper ointment (whichever is handy).<br><br>
She has redness on the outside of her labia, and down between her butt cheeks. I'm not sure if she's teething or not. She's definately not drooling excessively.<br><br>
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Hmm, well your wash routine sounds ok. You don't use TTO do you? If so that could be the culprit.<br>
Have you tried Aquaphor? That is the only thing that ever worked on Jack when he had his only wicked rash.
 

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Is the rash raised? If so, I'd strongly suspect it's a yeast rash. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad"> One of mine had that when little and we ended up needing to use a perscription cream from the doctor.<br><br>
HTh and that she feels better soon!
 

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Hmm...I use tto in her wipes solution. I just started wondering about it this morning. I will switch to plain water with her wipes and see if that helps.<br><br>
The rash isn't raised, but thanks for the suggestion.<br><br>
If it doesn't clear up with cutting out the tto I will get some aquaphor.<br><br>
Thank-you both!
 

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Sounds like yeast to me. Kai was born with a yeast rash (ok, she developed one at two days old) and I tried everything to get rid of it. Nothing worked. I had to go to the doctor and get some geary cream (what they call it). That was the only thing that cleared it up.<br><br>
Poor Kylie. I hope it clears up soon! I would take her in if you could.
 

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bump--<br>
also wondering where to get aquaphor
 

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Too funny, this subject came up today on one of my lists. This is what they posted:<br><br>
Aquaphor:<br>
Active Ingredient: Petrolatum<br>
Other Ingredients: Mineral oil, ceresin, lanolin alcohol, panthenol,<br>
glycerin, bisabolol.<br><br>
I personally won't use petrolums or mineral oils... The best diaper cream that I've ever used, especially for yeast, is Nipple Cream from Motherlove <a href="http://motherlove.com/product_nipple_cream.php" target="_blank">http://motherlove.com/product_nipple_cream.php</a> They just came out with a new diaper cream that has GSE in it. I like them both <a href="http://motherlove.com/product_diaper_rash_relief.php" target="_blank">http://motherlove.com/product_diaper_rash_relief.php</a><br><br>
Natural ingredients that don't burn. They are also very safe to use with cloth diapers. If it is yeast, be sure to do probiotics, acidophilus etc. It's an internal imbalance that needs to be dealt with.
 
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