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Aquaphor vs. Desitin for Rash

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Aquaphor

OTC
/ 44,457 posts
Other Names: Lip Balm   Balmex   Hydrolatum

Desitin

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/ 18,553 posts
Rating: 4.5 out of 5
Based on 44,457 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 18,553 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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What patients are saying about Aquaphor vs. Desitin

1,213 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
is switching from Desitin to Aquaphor or pure unscented...
...I would suggest is switching from Desitin to Aquaphor or pure unscented petroleum jelly. Desitin really burns on raw or...
anything from aquaphor, A&D, to desitin.  I only use it...
We usually use pampers baby dry or swaddlers(during day).  I have used anything from aquaphor, A&D, to desitin.  I only use it after a poop.  I also use pampers sensitive wipes or any pampers wipes...
of diaper rash. I'm planning to make the switch to Aquaphor...
...our first child and it worked fine but I never particularly liked it. With our second son, the only thing that has ever worked is A&D. The smell isn't great but it works very well and he is very ...
it didn't do much for it, so we have gone to the Aquaphor...
We were using the Desitin Creamy until it got bad then went to Desitin Original and since it didn't do much for it, so we have gone to the Aquaphor. I'm going to let her...
it seems to have different ingredients than Desitin...
...going to try the aquaphor, it seems to have different ingredients than Desitin, which is what im currently using. I am no longer using the pads, im just bare assing it on a towel lol It doesnt...
last time she had a bad diaper rash i switched to aquaphor...
...butt is all red and has the same little red bumps everywhere!!!! she doesn't seem to be complaining yet, but i feel so bad! I usually use normal desitin and the last time she had a bad diaper...
\"Aquaphor\" It's a healing ointment from Eucerin. She...
...us....\"If fixes everything\" And I beleave her. We have used it since Mackenzie has a really bad spot on her and it cleared it right up.....so everytime the girls start to get a little red we pu...
Aquaphor the other day on DD and it worked REALLY well.
Desitin is our favorite for specific creams (Butt ...We used Aquaphor the other day on DD and it worked...
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...
brand doesn't have a safety seal).  Aquaphor is my favorite
...ingredients for much cheaper.  We like Desitin better because it has more ...too. We have on-hand: generic desitin, generic A D and Aquaphor (I ...have a safety seal).  Aquaphor is my favori...
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