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Can I use Sudocrem for anything other than Diaper Rash?

Yes. Although Sudocrem is the nation’s favourite Diaper Rash cream, it can also be used to treat cuts and grazes, minor burns or sunburn. To find out how it helps, click here.

How can I prevent Diaper Rash occurring?

The good news is that there are things you can do to help prevent Diaper Rash. To find out what they are, click here.

Are there any products I should avoid using on my baby if I’m also using Sudocrem to treat Diaper Rash?

There are no known interactions with any other products.

How can I tell if my baby has Diaper Rash?

Diaper Rash normally starts with a slight redness on your baby’s bottom and upper thighs. The skin may be hot to touch and your baby a little sore and unhappy. To check the symptoms of Diaper Rash, click here.

How much Sudocrem should I put on?

Less is more – with Sudocrem, a little goes a long way! So only apply a small amount in a thin layer and massage in small circular movements until the Sudocrem has disappeared leaving a translucent film. If the area looks white afterwards, you’ve put too much on.

I have heard Diaper Rash creams may clog nappies, making them less effective - does this happen with Sudocrem?

If Sudocrem is applied correctly (a small amount, applied thinly), there is no evidence to suggest that it will affect a nappy’s ability to absorb urine.

I want to take a smaller pot of Sudocrem on holiday, can I buy a travel size? (UK only)

Sudocrem Diaper Rash cream comes in 400g, 250g, 125g and 60g tubs. The 60g tub is hand luggage compliant, ideal for air travel and holidays in general.

What is Diaper Rash?

Diaper Rash is an irritation of the skin anywhere usually covered by a nappy. While it might be sore for your baby, the good news is that it’s not usually serious. Babies can be more susceptible during teething, when changing from breast to bottle-feeding, or when starting on solid foods. To find out more about what causes it, click here.

What is Sudocrem?

Sudocrem has been helping to soothe sore skin for 80 years. The market leader in the treatment of Diaper Rash, it’s used by millions of healthcare professionals and mums and dads everywhere.

Sudocrem’s clinically proven to soothe, heal and protect your baby’s delicate skin and works in three simple ways:

• A water-repellent base forms a protective barrier, helping to stop any irritants (urine and stools) coming into contact with the skin.
• It both softens and soothes sore inflamed skin.
• It has a weak local anaesthetic to help ease pain and irritation.

To find out more about Sudocrem, click here.

What should I do to treat Diaper Rash?

If your baby develops Diaper Rash, then you need to soothe the soreness and ensure the skin heals as soon as possible. This is where Sudocrem is clinically proven to help. It also protects the skin from further attack by irritants or infection. To find out more about Diaper Rash treatment, click here.

Where can I buy Sudocrem? (UK only)

Sudocrem is available from independent pharmacies, major pharmacy chains, supermarkets and selected children's department stores.

Who makes Sudocrem?

Sudocrem is manufactured in Ireland by Forest Tosara Ltd. To find out more about Forest Tosara Ltd click here.

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