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Could You Raise a 'No-Diaper' Baby?

Posted 21 Jun 2017 by Drugs.com

WEDNESDAY, June 21, 2017 – Environmentally conscious parents have long struggled with the fact that their baby's dirty diapers wind up in landfills, but what option do they have? Faced with just that dilemma, two married Los Angeles doctors turned to a diaper-free approach with their third child, using an apparently ages-old method known as "elimination communication," or EC. EC definitely isn't ...

FDA Medwatch Alert: Nizoral (ketoconazole) Oral Tablets: Drug Safety Communication - Prescribing for Unapproved Uses including Skin and Nail Infections Continues; Linked to Patient Death

Posted 23 May 2016 by Drugs.com

ISSUE: FDA is warning health care professionals to avoid prescribing the antifungal medicine ketoconazole oral tablets to treat skin and nail fungal infections. Use of this medication carries the risk of serious liver damage, adrenal gland problems, and harmful interactions with other medicines that outweigh its benefit in treating these conditions, which are not approved uses of the drug. FDA ...

Preventing Diaper Rash

Posted 5 Jan 2015 by Drugs.com

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 31, 2014 – Diaper rash is a common problem for babies, but parents can take steps that help keep skin from getting red and inflamed. "The best way to prevent and treat diaper rash is to keep your baby's skin as dry and clean as possible," Dr. Lawrence Eichenfield, chief of pediatric and adolescent dermatology at the University of California, San Diego, said in an American Academy ...

Health Tip: Signs of a Yeast Diaper Rash

Posted 4 Nov 2014 by Drugs.com

-- While diaper rash is common and usually clears up with at-home care, a yeast diaper rash can be more serious and may need a doctor's attention. The Boston Children's Hospital mentions these warning signs: Development of sores or blisters that are larger than 1 inch across. A rash that doesn't get better within three days, or a rash that starts to bleed or turns bright red or raw. Formation of ...

How to Prevent, Treat Diaper Rash

Posted 18 Mar 2013 by Drugs.com

SUNDAY, March 17 – Baby "wipes" and scented skin lotions can lead to diaper rash in infants, but new parents can soothe their baby's irritated skin and prevent a recurrence, says an expert from the Loyola University Health System. Since loose stools are the leading cause of diaper rash, breast-fed babies may be more susceptible to this common and uncomfortable skin reaction, said Dr. Bridget ...

Health Tip: When a Doctor Should Evaluate Diaper Rash

Posted 6 Sep 2011 by Drugs.com

-- Diaper rash is usually easily treated and isn't a cause for concern. But severe cases may require a doctor's care. The American Academy of Family Physicians mentions these warning signs that diaper rash should be evaluated by a medical professional: If the rash occurs before 6 weeks of age. If the rash is accompanied by ulcers, pimples or a fever. If the infant also has weight loss and a poor ...

Pumpkin May Fight Yeast Infections

Posted 1 Dec 2009 by Drugs.com

FRIDAY, Oct. 30 – As you carve your Halloween jack-o-lantern, consider this new finding: That pumpkin holds potential as a treatment for yeast infections in adults and babies. Korean researchers, reporting online recently in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, examined whether proteins extracted from pumpkin rinds might stop yeast-infection fungus from growing. Pumpkins have long ...

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