Frequently Asked Questions About Fungal Nappy Rash

What’s better for my baby – cloth nappies or disposables?

There are pros and cons for each method, but the most important thing is getting your baby out of a wet and dirty nappy as soon as possible. This will help minimise the chance of nappy rash.

Should I do anything differently for a boy versus a girl?

Whether you have a baby girl or boy you still want to make sure that you keep the nappy area as clean and dry as possible.

When cleaning a baby girl, always make sure you wipe her genitals from front to back. When cleaning a baby boy make sure you keep his penis clean on all sides, including the tip.

Do I need to take my baby to see a doctor to get treatment?

No you can speak to your Pharmacist who may recommend Canesten Extra for the treatment of funafl nappy rash, however if the the nappy rash either worsening or does not clearing up, you should speak to your healthcare professional.


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L.AU.MKTG.08.2019.03722 Last Updated Date: August 2019

Always read the label. Follow the directions for use. If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional. For Canesten Thrush Treatment, Ask your pharmacist- They must decide if this product is right for you.

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