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Diaper rash

Diaper rash: Introduction

Diaper rash: Red rash in diaper area of infants. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Diaper rash is available below.

Symptoms of Diaper rash

Treatments for Diaper rash

  • Keep skin clean and dry
  • Change diapers regularly
  • Air expose skin as much as possible
  • Diaper rash creams
  • Zinc oxide creams
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Diaper rash: Related Patient Stories

Diaper rash: Deaths

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Alternative Treatments for Diaper rash

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly beneficial for Diaper rash may include:

  • Avoid alcohol-containing baby wipes
  • Rinse with warm water and air dry
  • Blow-dry baby's bottom
  • Zinc oxide ointment
  • Canestan and hydrocortisone cream mixture
  • more treatments »

Diaper rash: Complications

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Causes of Diaper rash

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Disease Topics Related To Diaper rash

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Diaper rash: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Diaper rash

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Diaper rash: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Diaper rash

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Clinical Trials for Diaper rash

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Prevention of Diaper rash

Prevention information for Diaper rash has been compiled from various data sources and may be inaccurate or incomplete. None of these methods guarantee prevention of Diaper rash.

  • Avoid or reduce talcum powder use
  • Keep skin dry
  • Avoid leaving wet diapers
  • Change diapers frequently
  • Leave diaper off for short periods - to air out the skin
  • more preventions...»

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Definitions of Diaper rash:

Dermatitis of the thighs and buttocks of infants; supposedly caused by ammonia in the urine in the child's diapers - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

 

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