Baby who uses diapers is easy to suffer from the diaper rash, however, which baby doesn’t need to use diapers? It appears to be not a big deal, but diaper rash will make your baby feel uncomfortable. Therefore, prevention and effective treatment are very important.
You can easily identify such common diseases: baby’s bottom is bright red and there’s tumor on the place where the diaper is on. If the pink tumor appears on diaper rash in the area around the red spot of diaper or around baby nonnasality, it might develop to yeast rash, and local antifungal treatment is required
Because baby cannot tell you by words where he feels uncomfortable, he may express his discomfort through crying and dysphoria, especially when changing diapers. And it may also be manifested as loss of appetite.
Sometimes you think that your baby is suffering from diaper rash, but it may be another slight children dermatosis. Therefore, it is necessary to find out the difference between diaper rash and other common diseases, in order to treat effectively. Impetigo, seborrheic dermatitis and prickly heat are easily mistaken for diaper rash.
Most diaper rash is caused by the moisture on diaper area that stimulating baby skin. Skin PH value change, damage of protein contained in dejection and infection by sequential bacterium or microzyme is the chief criminal. Following are some other pathogenesis:
The diaper rash is caused by the changes of PH value of stool and urine. If you want to clean the trash which on baby’s tender skin softly and completely, you can use neutral non-alcohol baby wet wipes or soft towel with warm water to wipe baby’s skin. The allergic skin should better use the fresh water; other skins can use neutral soap. Avoid using rough towel to wipe the skin because it will aggravate the rash and baby will feel more uncomfortable. At present, most of the baby wet wipes are nonalcoholic. Read the label clearly before using to avoid misusing the wet wipes that contain alcohol ingredient. Alcohol will cause causalgia and increase stimulation.
Research shows that the possibility of getting diaper rash on those babies who was changed the diapers at least eight times a day will reduce obviously. Change diapers frequently are very important from two main reasons: 1). Long time wetness will cause the fragility of baby’s skin and is easy to suffer from diaper rash; 2). The stool and urine mixed more time, the enzyme in the stool will harm baby's skin longer. Super absorption diapers help to absorb the urine from baby’s skin and dejecta.
If your baby’s skin is wet by urine for a long time, the skin is easy to suffer from the yeast rash, which is an obstinate diaper rash. Using antibiotics to cure may cause diarrhea and yeast rash exacerbation. You can find out this kind of rash through red tumour or white abscess which appears around the erythema in diaper area. Your baby’s mouth may also appear these white flecks, so your breast may ache when you are feeding your baby. If such situation lasts, you should find a doctor to carry out anti-fungal treatment as soon as possible.
Some suggestions on how to prevent diaper rash at the first beginning:
If the diaper rash appears, you may try below methods:
If several days later the diaper rash still not turn to better, or the bleb or blain appears, please go to see a doctor.