What is Baby Powder?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

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Baby powder is an astringent powder used for preventing rashes on the area covered by a diaper (see diaper rash). It may be composed of talc (in which case it may also be known as talcum powder) or corn starch.

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Currently Taking Baby Powder
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3-6 months
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6 months-1 year
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1 patient evaluation for Baby Powder

MariaE
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MariaE
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Left Eye : mild
Right Eye : mild
Sensation : moderate
Overall : mild
Swallowing : none
Arms : mild
Legs : moderate
Bladder/Bowel : moderate
Spinal Cord : mild
I am: vg
I have:
NMO

See MariaE's full Baby Powder history

Jan 22, 2009 (Started Jan 21, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Burning sensation: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Cost: Not specified monthly

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