Clothing & Accessories: Toddler, Nystatin

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18 Month Old W/ Sensitive Skin? Allergies?

My little guy was diagnosed with super sensitive skin (called uticaria) by an allergist. For months he has had a rash on his chin. It used to start looking red after he ate and then would go away as soon as his skin was clean and dry but now it is pretty much there all the time. It is red with little red bumps on it. It doesn't seem to bother him but it looks terrible. I have tried using Aquaphor, Vaseline, Gerber's Teeny Faces, and have noticed no difference - in fact it may be making it worse. Anyone have experience with this? Any...

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Nystatin & Diarrhea

We seem to be in a downward spiral of maladies! Three weeks ago, my 6 mo.-old was diagnosed with Thrush. (Which in itself is weird since he's on the older side for Thrush, and I'm no longer nursing.) We were given Nystatin, and after now our third round it has proven to be ineffective. During all of this, he also developed diarrhea, and subsequently a HORRIBLE diaper rash that we're finding hard to battle. Several of you have suggested Gentian Violet, and I've heard it's messy. I'm OK with his mouth being blue/purple for a few days. But is...