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What is a home remedy for diaper rash blisters?

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Home remedies to treat diaper rash blisters include baking soda, cornstarch, Maalox, oatmeal, vinegar and cranberry juice. When using baking soda, give the baby a sitz bath three times a day for 10 minutes with 2 tablespoons of baking soda added to the warm water.

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A patting of cornstarch helps to dry up damp areas and reduce friction. Maalox should be applied with a cotton ball to the baby's bottom to help prevent diaper rash. One tablespoon of oatmeal can be added to a baby's bath. A baby's bottom can be wiped with a vinegar solution of eight parts water to one part vinegar. Finally, cranberry juice can be given to older infants in 2 to 3 ounce amounts.

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