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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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Keywords: Iatrogenic Cushing's syndrome, Nappy rash ointments, Self-medication.
It is recognised that all infants will develop at least one episode of nappy rash during infancy and it equally affects both genders and infants of all racial groups (Gupta and Skinner, 2004).
I have quite a lot of sympathy for my children who used to have nappy rash - 13 hours in the saddle yesterday certainly didn't help and especially in damp conditions.
I worked on helping the babies sit up, roll over, grasp objects etc, but mostly changed their nappies and soaking clothes, put nappy rash cream on their burnt skin and held them.
As long as patients have cash or credit cards, they are seen for any urgent ailment, from nappy rash to rhinitis.
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.
Did you know that nappy rash can be treated by washing the affected area in warm water, then du with cornflower before applying a soothing emollient creams made from slippery elm and a teaspoon of vitamin E oil?
babies suffering from nappy rash, Leeds are at full stretch - luckily for them, though, the Rams are at full stretch just to stay up and the Yorkshiremen can win this at half throttle.
He lost 17% of his weight in his last nine days of life in January 2014 and had severe, untreated nappy rash.
The dots could easily have been mistaken for nappy rash or just a viral infection.
50, refreshes skin, calms irritated skin, sets make-up, tones skin, soothes sunburn and nappy rash, and is calming after hair removal.