What is diaper dermatitis and how to treat it?
One of the most common and unpleasant problems in caring for a newborn baby is diaper dermatitis; this irritation, redness, rubbing the baby’s skin in the groin area as a result of contact with urine and feces under the diaper.
It appears as redness, irritation in the area covered by a diaper (inguinal region, perineum, butt, buttocks). In neglected cases, redness changes into puffiness, intertrigo, crusts may form. Infection occurs in the wound, a complication may develop; candidiasis diaper dermatitis. This disease will require specialized longer-term treatment.
Photo (how the diaper dermatitis looks.) Clickable.
It is good to wash with herbs, but nothing better than air baths. Many mothers wear a diaper only for a walk and at night. I think this is the right decision. Remember our gaskets, a little pleasant.
Before going to bed, in the obligatory regime, it is necessary for the baby to replace the diaper. In this case, if reusable or terry diapers are used, they should be washed only with the use of a gentle baby powder