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nappy rash or thrush?

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biglips Sun 01-May-05 18:48:13

how can you tell which one is which? as since last week, baba started with 2 tiny spots and over the nect few days, she got loads now, i assumed its nappy rash but DP think its thrush.

WestCountryLass Sun 01-May-05 20:14:53

I would be edging towards thrush what with the spots. Nappy rash doesn't usually have spots, also how is it responding to nappy cream?

WestCountryLass Sun 01-May-05 20:20:29

About the spots:

biglips Sun 01-May-05 20:45:38

with the nappy cream is not really working (as its a superb johnson nappy cream that usually clear nappy rash within a day) so i have left her nappy off (she is nearly 7 months old) but she ended up soaking herself on the changing mat - oops!

biglips Sun 01-May-05 20:49:27

hmmm - ive read it and its looking like thrush, ill ring docs on tues

thanks WCL

Spacecadet Sun 01-May-05 20:51:08

it could be thrush but try metanioum nappy cream, its fantastic, our dd who is 9 months had a dreadful case of nappy rash(we werent neglecting her , honestly!!) it got worse and worse with more spots appearing and really red and we tried sudocrem etc, it didnt work, within 2 days of using metanioum after every change it was gone, if that doesnt work then go to the doctors.

biglips Sun 01-May-05 20:52:43

we have been using the same cream from birth so i havent changed it

Spacecadet Sun 01-May-05 20:57:44

hi, we always used sudocrem or bog standard boots nappy crem on my lot but what you could do is get some metanioum and use it till you see doc on tues, or failing that, if its thrush, rub some live yoghurt on her bum!

biglips Sun 01-May-05 21:03:06

i will get some tmrw till i see docs - thanks Space

darlingbud Sun 01-May-05 21:09:51

dd had thrush early on. she even had it in her mouth.

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