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Triple X Diaper Rash Cream

Now the “correct” name is actually Triple Paste Medicated Ointment – but many people just call it Triple X Diaper rash cream.

This is probably the best medical diaper rash cream on the market. I can really see no reason why you would chose anything else, except if you want to use a completely natural way to treat your baby’s diaper rash.

This is what your pediatrician or dermatologist will probably recommend for your baby. It provides gentle and quick diaper rash relief, and comes with an unconditional money back guarantee.

Ok For Daily Use?

It’s save to use this daily on your baby if you want to treat and prevent diaper rash.

Ok To Use For Baby Rash With Open Sores?

Yes, you can apply this cream also on baby rash when there are open sores.

Usage Instructions

Simply put a good layer of Triple X cream to cover the complete rash. In general it’s better to put on a little more than not enough, especially because this cream is really gentle on the skin.

Ingredients

The ingredients in Triple X cream are all hypo-allergenic and fragrance-free, and contain no preservatives.

Money Back Guarantee

They offer a 100% money back guarantee if you are not satisfied with their cream for whatever reason. You just call the number on the package and they’ll send you a postage-paid envelope and as soon as they have received your return they’ll refund the money to you.

Negative

  1. One of the ingredients in Triple Paste Cream is petrolatum. Petrolatum is the same thing like Vaseline, it’s also known as petroleum jelly. Now if you are using Vaseline, then you won’t have to worry about the little bit of petrolatum that’s in Triple Paste Cream. But what you might not know is that while petrolatum is considered safe, there is a risk of contamination by cancer-causing chemicals. However, the petrolatum used in cosmetic or pharmaceutical products like Tripe X Diaper rash cream has a very low risk of contamination, and in my opinion can be considered safe. (Again, if you worry about this, there are very few cosmetic products that you can use, because petrolatum is a widely used ingredient in cosmetics and baby care products).
  2. It’s a bit more difficult to apply because it’s thicker and a bit dryer than other creams. However, this actuallyis a blessing in disguise I think – because it won’t rub off easily onto diapers or clothes and the active ingredients can work better to reduce the rash.

When Best To Use It?

I’d really recommend using this for every kind of diaper rash – from light to mild to severe. (The only exception is a yeast diaper rash!). It’s safe, soft and effective – a rare combination to find. No negative long-term side effects. It’s what pediatricians and dermatologists recommend and what mothers rave about after they’ve tried all kinds of other creams and ointments. And most importantly, it’s what will help to relief almost any baby from the nasty diaper rash.

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Yeast Diaper Rash: How To Recognize, Treat & Prevent It

Most people when they think about yeast infections, they think about women, not about babies. But both boys and girls can get a yeast diaper rash. Because pretty much everybody has some yeast in their body, which is just a kind of fungus.

This fungus grows best in warm and wet environments. So that’s why it’s so popular for women in that special place. But if your baby has a diaper rash, and you don’t do anything about it, it can turn into a yeast infection (Candida albicans).

How To Tell If It’s a Yeast Infection (And Not Just A Diaper Rash)?

In the early stages it’s quite difficult to differentiate a yeast infection from a normal diaper rash, but if the “diaper rash” turns beefy red (see picture) and the borders are very sharp (and not just kind of fading out) and kind of slightly raised (you can feel it when you move your fingertips along them) then it’s probably a yeast infection, and not just a normal diaper rash. There will usually also be “satellite” spots sprinkled around the main red area, and sometimes the skin can be scaly.

What’s more, a yeast diaper rash usually persists for more than two days, and the things that usually help to make a normal diaper rash go away won’t work.

Yeast Diaper Rash Treatments

What works most of the time are topical anti-yeast or antifungal creams:

  • clotrimazole
  • miconazole
  • nystatin

Follow the usage instructions that come with the cream, and of course ideally consult with a pediatrician first. Usually a yeast diaper rash will disappear after a couple of days if you do this.

Normal diaper creams don’t help.

Natural Treatments?

If you don’t want to use the above creams, you can also try acidophilus. This is basically the natural gut bacteria, but in powdered form. You can take the powder and mix it with a bit of water or breast milk into a paste, and than gently rub the paste into your babies mouth. If you’re bottle-feeding your baby you can also add a teaspoon of it into the bottle.


We recommend either Primadophilus® Children or using pure acidophilus powder. (Please double-check manufacturers dosage instructions and/or consult with your pediatrician).

When to see a doctor?

If after three days the rash hasn’t at least gotten substantially better, definitely see your pediatrician.

Other symptoms that require seeing a doctor:

  • fever
  • open sores
  • oozing yellow patches

sometimes seeing a doctor for a yeast diaper rash is a good idea

How To Prevent Yeast Diaper Rash

There are no guarantees, but the best way to prevent an outbreak of yeast infection are to not expose your baby to the environment in which the fungus thrives.

When you chose diapers for your baby, make sure that they aren’t too tight. In very tight diapers there is little air circulation, and that’s good for yeast, alas bad for your baby.

Also make sure that you change diapers regularly and as soon as possible when he has urinated or pooed.

Make sure to clean your baby’s bottom thoroughly after he has pooed, and don’t immediately put on the next diaper – let the bottom dry a bit in the open air. In general it’s a good idea to sometimes play with your baby with no diapers on.

And if you (as a breastfeeding mother) or your baby is about to undergo an antibiotic treatment, then taking acidophilus (see above) can also help to prevent a yeast diaper rash.

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