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  • If the child (or adult) appears to have a candidal infection, the doctor may recommend antifungal creams or medicines.
  • If the child has impetigo (a bacterial infection), antibiotics may be prescribed.
  • Your doctor may recommend a short course of mild topical steroid cream or ointment if the rash does not appear to be a fungal infection.

From: Diaper Rash WebMD Medical Reference

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Reviewed by Amita Shroff on May 16, 2018

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Diaper Rash from eMedicineHealth.

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