Monday, July 13, 2009

Treating Yeast Infections With Your Infant Properly

No matter what type of yeast infection you are treating, make sure you avoid using creams with boric acid, phenols or methyl salicylate unless it is recommended by your healthcare provider. The reason for this is because the doses that are placed in these creams can be harmful to a small infant. Healthcare providers will generally prescribe these types of creams if the baby will be under their supervision.

It is important you understand how to go about treating yeast infections with your infant properly. There is not a single method that will work every time being that there are several different kinds of infections and numerous places the infection can arise. For this reason, take the time to research and learn about yeast infections so you can treat your child the best way possible.