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Aquaphor vs. Desitin for Rash

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Aquaphor

OTC
/ 48,460 posts
Other Names: Lip Balm   Balmex   Hydrolatum

Desitin

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/ 21,291 posts
Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 48,460 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 21,291 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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What patients are saying about Aquaphor vs. Desitin

1,309 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
use Desitin Creamy, Aquaphor, and Balmex without CD problems...
...oil in it is okay. Desitin has cod liver oil, but Desitin Creamy doesn't. I use Desitin Creamy, Aquaphor, and Balmex without CD problems. Cod liver oil will...
of Desitin. I think the Aquaphor helped protect his skin...
...a thick layer of Aquaphor (kind of like extra-thick vaseline) then a layer of Desitin. I think the Aquaphor helped protect his skin from further damage while the Desitin healed it. So maybe...
desitin and/or aquaphor works the best for a bad diaper...
...with desitin and/or aquaphor works the best for a bad diaper rash. I usually put aquaphor on the sores, ...any), and then put desitin on top. It's messy, but it really works! Looks better at...
Aquaphor. Hate Desitin - it smells yucky and didn't seem...
I LOVE Aquaphor. Hate Desitin - it smells yucky and...
on though, I started using aquaphor and it works great....
...some butt paste on him. Later on though, I started using aquaphor and it works great. Desitin didn't seem to do anything for my baby, in fact, his rash ...got that bad. Go for aquaphor, or if yo...
best on my LO bum and Aquaphor doesn't seem to do much....
...to help it. The purple desitin works best on my LO bum and Aquaphor doesn't seem to do much.
Balmex, and Aquaphor, but the best that has worked for...
My daughter has really sensitive skin. Desitin worked really well for my ...tried Balmex, and Aquaphor, but the best that has worked...
it has helped a lot. Another brand that we love is Aquaphor
...like Vaseline, we are using the Desitin brand and it has helped a lot. Another brand that we...
tried Aquaphor & it did nothing! Balmex and Desitin worked...
...did nothing! Balmex and Desitin worked wonders for us. Anything...
the moisture. Aquaphor works wonders too. It is a...
...in the purple tube. Also cornstarch is really good at absorbing the moisture. Aquaphor work...
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