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Should I use steroid creams to treat a baby's diaper rash?

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Skip the steroid creams you find in the drug store (hydrocortisone) unless your doctor tells you to use one. They can irritate your baby's bottom even more if used incorrectly.

From: Your Baby's Diaper Rash WebMD Medical Reference

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Agrawal, R. , November 2004. eMedicine

HealthyChildren.org.

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on July 19, 2019

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Agrawal, R. , November 2004. eMedicine

HealthyChildren.org.

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on July 19, 2019

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