Baby rash remedy is needed when you cope with yeast infection to prevent any further infection. The main culprit of yeast infection is Candida, a type of yeast that naturally lives in and on baby’s body. A yeast infection occurs as abundant yeast grows rapidly and makes the skin irritated. The rash caused by yeast infection appears as intense red, itchy, and small bumps sometimes outside the main rash. You need a professional medication that taken care by professional. Either natural remedy or an over-the-counter anti fungal medication, what type of remedy you will take is all your call.
You can try mild cleansers and baths as baby rash remedy for yeast infection. Make sure baby is clean using mild cleansers, as your baby has yeast infection you need to do it without irritating the yeast. Opt for cleansers that fragrance free, dyes free or other harsh substances-free cleansers. Give your baby a lukewarm bath that mixed with 1 tablespoon of baking soda. For moderate yeast infection, a prescribed cleanser with antifungal is preferred.
Another option to cleanse baby’s bottom or any other part of body that has yeast rash is tea tree oil. Make a solution that consists of tea tree oil added with two ounces of lukewarm water and apply it on the area affected by the yeast only. The non-affected skin may be irritated or shows allergic reaction if you apply the tea tree oil directly. You may also soothe the irritation skin as a baby rash remedy for yeast infection by giving your baby colloidal oatmeal or Epsom salts.
Always keep baby clean from urine and stool if baby using diaper. You need to keep baby stays clean by changing baby’s cloths, as they are dirty or wet. Some of diaper contains too much moisture, avoid wearing diaper too tightly or wear plastic diaper. Let baby without diaper or clothing on will help the skin to dry naturally and minimize the growth of yeast.