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Nappy rash

(5 Posts)
TabithaTwitchet Wed 08-Jul-09 12:00:34

Just changed Dd's nappy, as she was sobbing and wriggling, and she was really red and bleeding

Have smeared on some (ancient) Sudocrem I found in the cupboard. Have to go to the chemist anyway this afternoon, can anyone recommend a good cream?

Also we use cloth nappies and paper liners - should I switch to fleece liners while she is sore? Or is that even worse?

Any other tips for clearing things up.

Thanks

likessleep Wed 08-Jul-09 15:24:07

metanium is like clay, but works really well at treating soreness. it does stain clothes though, so be careful with it.
put a lot on. it works well.

Octothechildherder Wed 08-Jul-09 17:15:54

Metanium is great. Leave the paper liners off for a few days and use fleece.

TabithaTwitchet Wed 08-Jul-09 18:33:08

Thanks Have bought some metanium.

Madigan Wed 08-Jul-09 19:26:17

IMO Bepanthen is far and away the best cream for clearing up rash, and then keeping it away. Cannot recommend it highly enough. Better than sudocrem and metanium.

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