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What is Diaper rash?

What is Diaper rash?

  • Diaper rash: Red rash in diaper area of infants.
  • 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

Diaper rash: Introduction

Types of Diaper rash:

Broader types of Diaper rash:

How serious is Diaper rash?

Complications of Diaper rash: see complications of Diaper rash

What causes Diaper rash?

Causes of Diaper rash: see causes of Diaper rash
Cause of Diaper rash: Skin irritation from urine

What are the symptoms of Diaper rash?

Symptoms of Diaper rash: see symptoms of Diaper rash

Complications of Diaper rash: see complications of Diaper rash

Diaper rash: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Diaper rash.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Diaper rash.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Diaper rash: see treatments for Diaper rash
Alternative treatments for Diaper rash: see alternative treatments for Diaper rash
Prevention of Diaper rash: see prevention of Diaper rash
Research for Diaper rash: see research for Diaper rash

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Hospitalization statistics for Diaper rash: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Diaper rash:

  • 0.001% (155) of hospital consultant episodes were for diaper dermatitis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 98% of hospital consultant episodes for diaper dermatitis required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 39% of hospital consultant episodes for diaper dermatitis were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 61% of hospital consultant episodes for diaper dermatitis were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 88% of hospital consultant episodes for diaper dermatitis required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Name and Aliases of Diaper rash

Main name of condition: Diaper rash

Other names or spellings for Diaper rash:

nappy rash

Diaper dermatitis Source - Diseases Database

Diaper dermatitis
Source - WordNet 2.1

Diaper rash: Related Conditions

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