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di·a·per der·ma·ti·tis

colloquially referred to as diaper rash; dermatitis of thighs and buttocks resulting from exposure to urine and feces in infants' diapers. Formerly attributed to ammonia formation; moisture, bacterial growth, and alkalinity may all induce lesions.
See also: intertrigo.
Synonym(s): diaper rash, nappy rash

nappy rash

Skin irritation in the nappy area from ammonia formed from the breakdown of urea, from irritating faeces or from thrush (CANDIDIASIS).
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It helps to clear up nappy rash very quickly and keeps it away.
Methods: The descriptive study was conducted at the Children's Hospital, Lahore, from April to September 2013, and comprised patients presenting with cushingoid features and history of using nappy rash ointments.
Nappy rash is a non-specific term used to describe a range of geographical inflammatory skin conditions which occur in an otherwise healthy infant (Fischer, 2002).
But his sore backside is giving him agony and he said he sympathises with his own kids for their nappy rash.
But his poorly backside is giving him agony and he said he sympathises with his own kids for their nappy rash.
They had the worst nappy rash I've ever seen due to having their nappies changed just twice a day.
Studies reveal that the climate of the Middle East makes babies more prone to nappy rash, a condition that may lead to infection if left untreated.
After walking 10 miles in Kenya's Kaisuet Desert yesterday, the X Factor star developed a nasty case of chafing on his legs and groin, which he described as "a severe case of nappy rash".
QMy baby keeps getting nappy rash and I feel that I am doing something wrong.
Documents compiled by prosecution lawyers for the Old Bailey trial of his abusers, record Baby P's birth on March 1, 2006, followed by routine trips to the doctor to be weighed, vaccinated and treated for nappy rash.
Not only is it a lip moisturiser, this natural looking lip-gloss also provides relief from chapped and dry skin, blemishes, nappy rash and detergent burn.
I'm on my second tube already - well, my daughter is - and it's the best treatment I've tried on any nappy rash she has suffered.