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Health Tip: Prevent Diaper Rash

Posted 20 Sep 2018 by

-- It's every parent's nightmare – diaper rash that causes itchy bumps, scaly skin and lots of discomfort for your baby. The Nemours Foundation says you can help prevent diaper rash by keeping the infant's skin dry and clean. If your child develops diaper rash, Nemours suggests: Keep the skin dry as the rash heals. Increase the amount of time your baby spends without a diaper. Airing out the ...

Could You Raise a 'No-Diaper' Baby?

Posted 21 Jun 2017 by

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

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

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

-- 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 ...

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