Apply Aquaphor Healing Ointment® with every diaper change to protect the skin from wetness, acidity and painful chafing. If the diaper area does get irritated, use soothing Aquaphor as a diaper rash treatment to help restore smooth, healthy skin.
Can I use Aquaphor on baby?
Treatment for Dry, Chafed Skin on Babies
Especially chafing and irritation in those adorable rolls! Most of these rashes are common. Use Aquaphor Baby Healing Ointment® as you soothe and relieve baby’s skin. It protects to enhance the skin’s natural healing process and restore baby’s skin.
Can you put aquaphor on a rash?
Do apply a good moisturizer (choose a cream, oil, or petroleum-based product) to the rash. One good brand is Aquaphor® Advanced Therapy Healing Ointment. Do clean open wounds with a gentle cleanser and water.
How do you use Aquaphor on a baby rash?
Use Aquaphor Baby Diaper Rash Cream with every Diaper Change. The Diaper Rash Cream contains zinc oxide to protect and help soothe the irritated skin, which makes it a great Diaper Rash treatment. It starts to work as soon as you apply it, so use at the first sign of redness.
What can I put on Aquaphor for diaper rash?
A great mixture, especially for rashes caused by diarrhea, is to mix Aquaphor ointment and Maalox liquid antacid to make a thick paste and to use this as the diaper cream as needed.
What cures diaper rash fast?
Your baby may be more prone to diaper rash if he or she is experiencing frequent bowel movements or diarrhea because feces are more irritating than urine. Chafing or rubbing. Tightfitting diapers or clothing that rubs against the skin can lead to a rash. Irritation from a new product.
What is Aquaphor healing ointment baby used for?
This medication is used to treat and prevent diaper rash and other minor skin irritations (e.g., burns, cuts, scrapes). It works by forming a barrier on the skin to protect it from irritants/moisture.
Is A&D ointment better than Aquaphor?
There’s plenty of debate about whether Aquaphor or A&D Ointment are better for the first few days. Honestly, it doesn’t matter, because they both work perfectly fine. I have used both, but Aquaphor is definitely my first choice. It spreads on easier and it doesn’t clog the pores as much.
Can you use too much Aquaphor?
Use Aquaphor (Topical Emollients) exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
Should you keep a rash dry or moist?
Keep the itchy area cool and moist. Put cloths soaked in ice water on the rash a few times a day. Too much wetting and drying will dry the skin, which can increase itching.
Should I cover a rash or let it breathe?
Don’t cover the rash with gauze or clothing. Stop using makeup or lotion that may have triggered the rash. Try not to scratch the rash. Scratching could make it worse and could lead to infection.
How often should I use Aquaphor?
As for how often to apply the ointment, you should put it on about once a day. For some people, Aquaphor provides too much moisture. If you find that your scabs are getting mushy or you’re developing any kind of irritation or pimples from the ointment, then cut back on how much you’re using.