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  Diaper Rash - Skin diseases, conditions and procedures on MedicineNet.com
Diaper rash is a type of irritant dermatitis (inflammation of the skin) that is localized to the diaper area in infants and often spares the skin of the folds beneath the diaper.
Diaper rash is therefore known in medicine as diaper dermatitis, and by other names including napkin dermatitis, ammonia dermatitis, and Jacquet dermatitis or erythema (redness of the skin).
Diaper rash is one of the most common reasons for calling a pediatrician┬╣s office.
www.medicinenet.com /diaper_rash/article.htm   (398 words)

  
  Diaper - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Diapers may be made of absorbent layers of cloth or terry towelling fabric, or of disposable absorbent materials, such as wood pulp or sphagnum moss.
Modern disposable diapers are generally made of a cloth-like waterproof exterior, a moisture-wicking inside layer, and an absorbent inner core (in modern diapers usually a dried hydrogel).
Before disposing of a diaper, either in a diaper pail for washing or the garbage, fecal matter should be removed as much as possible and placed in a toilet to avoid landfill and ground water contamination.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Diaper   (1969 words)

  
 Diaper Rash: Encyclopedia of Medicine
Dermatitis of the buttocks, genitals, lower abdomen, or thigh folds of an infant or toddler is commonly referred to as diaper rash.
Diaper rash is a term that covers a broad variety of skin conditions that occur on the same area of the body.
This bacterial infection is characterized by blisters that ooze and crust.
health.enotes.com /medicine-encyclopedia/diaper-rash   (1124 words)

  
 Diaper Rash
Diaper dermatitis, commonly known as a diaper rash, is a term used to describe different skin rashes in the diapered area.
The symptoms of diaper dermatitis vary depending on the cause of the dermatitis, and may be different for each child that is affected.
Diaper dermatitis is usually diagnosed based on the location and appearance of the rash during physical examination of your child.
www.healthsystem.virginia.edu /uvahealth/adult_pediatrics/diaper.cfm   (501 words)

  
 Dr. Koop - Diaper Rash- Health Encyclopedia and Reference
Diaper rash is found on the skin under a diaper.
It is different from ordinary diaper rash in that it is sharply circumscribed - that is, the outline of the rashy area is clearly defined.
Reduce moisture in the diaper area - change the diaper as soon as the baby is wet.
www.drkoop.com /encyclopedia/93/417.html   (612 words)

  
 SingaporeMoms - Parenting Encyclopedia - Diaper
To avoid skin irritation commonly referred to as diaper rash, the diaper should be changed as soon as possible after it is soiled (especially by fecal matter).
Diapers may be made of absorbent layers of cloth or terry towelling fabric, or of disposable absorbent materials.
Cloth diapers may be used in conjunction with elimination communication as a back-up in case of an accident, or doo doo.
www.singaporemoms.com /parenting/Diaper   (1328 words)

  
 Diaper Rash
Diaper rash is a very common infection that can cause a baby's skin to become sore, red, scaly, and tender.
In most cases, the rash occurs because the skin is irritated by diapers that are too tight; soiled diapers that are left on for too long; or certain brands of detergent, diapers, and baby wipes.
Diaper rash usually can be cleared up by checking your baby's diaper often and changing it as soon as it's wet or soiled, and by using a zinc oxide cream or ointment to soothe skin and protect it from moisture.
kidshealth.org /parent/pregnancy_newborn/common/diaper_rash.html   (430 words)

  
 Diaper Rash
Diaper rash is a very common infection that can cause a baby's skin to become sore, red, scaly, and tender.
In most cases, the rash occurs because the skin is irritated by diapers that are too tight; soiled diapers that are left on for too long; or certain brands of detergent, diapers, and baby wipes.
Diaper rash usually can be cleared up by checking your baby's diaper often and changing it as soon as it's wet or soiled, and by using a zinc oxide cream or ointment to soothe skin and protect it from moisture.
www.kidshealth.org /parent/infections/fungal/diaper_rash.html   (428 words)

  
 Diaper Dermatitis
Diaper dermatitis or diaper rash is an irritation of the skin covering the groin, lower stomach, upper thighs and buttocks.
The term diaper rash includes a variety of disorders of the skin that occur in infants, young children and incontinent or paralyzed individuals.
Diaper dermatitis may become irritated or difficult to treat if the area becomes infected or the patient becomes allergic to one of the medications applied to the area.
www.aocd.org /skin/dermatologic_diseases/diaper_dermatitis.html   (599 words)

  
 Red diaper baby - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Red diaper baby describes a child of parents who were members of the U.S. Communist Party (CP) or were close to the party or sympathetic to its aims.
Examples of red diaper babies include Amy Goodman of Democracy Now and Horowitz himself (though he now strongly opposes communism and socialism).
Red Diaper Baby is also the title of an autobiographical one-man show and book by monologist Josh Kornbluth.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Red_Diaper_Babies   (191 words)

  
 Diaper Rash -- Topic Overview
Diaper rash (diaper dermatitis) is a skin irritation caused by prolonged skin wetness, friction with the diaper material, and contact with chemicals in the urine and stool.
Diaper rash is the most common skin problem seen in babies and young children, but it can occur at any age if diapers or incontinence briefs are worn.
An adult may develop a rash in the genital area if he or she is unable to routinely wash the genital area, such as on a long backpacking trip, or does not have complete bowel or bladder control (incontinence).
www.webmd.com /hw/raising_a_family/hw250399.asp   (309 words)

  
 Diaper Encyclopedia - Encyclopedia Shop
… Candida-associated diaper dermatitis is a skin infection beneath an infants diaper caused by Candida organisms (yeasts).
Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, and feces.
… or thigh folds of an infant or toddler is commonly referred to as diaper rash.
www.ecaseload.com /diaper-encyclopedia.html   (396 words)

  
 Diaper Dermatitis
Diaper dermatitis, better known as diaper rash, is a sore, red rash that appears on skin that is covered by a diaper.
Diaper rash is the most common type of dermatitis in infants and children who wear diapers.
You can do this by letting your child nap without a diaper, placing a waterproof pad or open diaper under his or her bottom to protect the bed from urine or bowel movements while the child is sleeping.
www.hmc.psu.edu /healthinfo/d/diaperdermatitis.htm   (528 words)

  
 Diaper rash
Diaper rashes can occur intermittently, anytime while your child wears diapers, but they're more common in babies during their first 15 months, especially between 8 and 10 months of age.
Diaper rash is characterized by red, puffy and perhaps slightly warmer skin in the diaper region — buttocks, thighs and genitals.
Whether you use cloth diapers, disposables or both kinds, always change your baby as soon as possible after he or she soils the diaper to keep the bottom as clean and dry as possible.
www.cnn.com /HEALTH/library/DS/00069.html   (1481 words)

  
 eMedicine - Pediatrics, Diaper Rash : Article by Amin Antoine Kazzi, MD
Jacquet diaper dermatitis (dermatitis syphiloids posterosiva) is a term used to describe a severe noduloerosive lesion with an umbilicated or craterlike presentation in the diaper area.
Berg RW: Etiology and pathophysiology of diaper dermatitis.
Brook I: Microbiology of secondarily infected diaper dermatitis.
www.emedicine.com /emerg/topic374.htm   (5690 words)

  
 Diaper rash - Yale-New Haven Childern's Hospital Services
Diaper rash is any rash that occurs on the skin covered by the diaper.
Babies who wear disposable diapers may have less diaper rash because their skin is in contact with less moisture.
The best way to treat diaper rash is to prevent it by changing your baby's diapers often—right after he wets or has a bowel movement.
www.ynhh.org /pediatrics/newborn/diaper_rash.html   (540 words)

  
 Diaper Dermatitis - My Child Has - Children's Hospital Boston
Diaper dermatitis, commonly known as a diaper rash, is a term used to describe different skin rashes in your child's diaper area.
candida diaper dermatitis - dermatitis caused by a fungal infection in the diaper area.
Diaper dermatitis is usually diagnosed based on a complete medical history and physical examination of your child.
www.childrenshospital.org /az/Site720/mainpageS720P0.html   (621 words)

  
 Diaper Rash - DrGreene.com
A rash in the diaper area might be caused by friction, irritants, allergies, infections, seborrhea, psoriasis, diarrhea, or a long list of systemic diseases.
Diaper rashes are most common between 8 and 10 months old.
The initial diagnosis of a diaper rash is made by inspecting the skin of the diaper area.
www.drgreene.com /21_1069.html   (915 words)

  
 Diaper rash - MayoClinic.com
You start to change your baby's diaper, and there it is — a patchwork of bright red skin on your baby's bottom.
Diaper rash may be more common after solid foods are added to your baby's diet or when your baby is taking antibiotics.
Diaper rashes can occur intermittently, anytime while your child wears diapers, but they're more common in babies during their first 15 months, especially between 8 and 10 months of age.
www.mayoclinic.com /health/diaper-rash/DS00069   (257 words)

  
 diaper rash
When a diaper is left on too long, trapped moisture and friction from movement can irritate the skin, causing redness and inflammation in the diaper area.
However, the most common type, a friction diaper rash, is an irritation caused by prolonged contact with urine and feces.
Both cloth and disposable diapers inhibit evaporation of moisture from the surface of the skin, creating the environment for a rash.
www.snowbalm.com /diaper_rash.htm   (1024 words)

  
 Diaper rash
Dermatitis of the buttocks, genitals, lower abdomen, or thigh folds of an infant or toddler is commonly referred to as diaper rash.
Diaper rash is a term that covers a broad variety of skin conditions that occur on the same area of the body.
This bacterial infection is characterized by blisters that ooze and crust.
www.healthatoz.com /healthatoz/Atoz/ency/diaper_rash.jsp   (1196 words)

  
 Diaper Dermatitis - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
The condition is usually caused by exposure to certain chemicals in combination with extreme heat or moisture, which can cause a breakdown of the skin.
The symptoms of diaper dermatitis vary depending on the cause of the dermatitis, and may be different for each child who is affected.
The rashes involved with diaper dermatitis are unique, and usually allow for a diagnosis simply on physical examination.
www.chop.edu /consumer/your_child/condition_section_index.jsp?id=-8306   (598 words)

  
 Cloth Diapers - Diaper Service Diapers - Chinese Prefolds
A 4x8x4 style diaper has 8 layers of fabric prefolded and sewn in the middle and 4 layers fabric folded and sewn on the sides.
These unbleached diapers are very soft and have a more fuzzy look to them until they have been used for a few months.
The unbleached diapers seem to vary in size after washing more than the white diapers since the cotton has not been processed as much.
www.cloth-diaper.com /dsq.asp   (1119 words)

  
 Diaper Rash
Diaper rash is the most common skin problem among infants.
It is generally caused by moisture in the diaper area causing a wet environment that promotes bacterial growth.
In severe cases, diaper rash will cause a large area of redden skin and be combined with fever, open sores, and even bright red skin that peels off in sheets.
www.clevelandclinic.org /health/health-info/docs/3300/3311.asp?index=11037   (538 words)

  
 DIAPER RASH
Having a diaper rash is a normal part of being a baby.
If your baby does not have a problem with diaper rash, then you don't need to be too strict with these preventative measures.
None of the diaper rashes discussed here are so serious that they warrant an urgent call to your doctor in the evening or overnight.
www.askdrsears.com /html/8/T081400.asp   (1248 words)

  
 eMedicine - Diaper Dermatitis : Article by Ruchir Agrawal, MD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
Morbidity associated with diaper dermatitis is discomfort and the possibility of secondary bacterial or candidal infection, which may be more severe in an individual who is immunocompromised.
Diaper dermatitis commonly affects infants, with peak incidence occurring when the individual is aged 9-12 months.
Patients with diaper dermatitis present with an erythematous scaly diaper area often with papulovesicular or bullous lesions, fissures, and erosions.
www.emedicine.com /ped/topic2755.htm   (2207 words)

  
 Diaper Dyes May Cause Diaper Rash
A new study shows that some diaper rashes may be caused by the colorful dyes found on the diapers themselves.
Researchers say that in some cases, the red and irritated skin typical of diaper rash may actually be an allergic reaction to the various pink, blue, and green dyes used in disposable diapers.
Skin patch tests in two of the infants confirmed that the diaper rash was caused by an allergic reaction to dyes in the diapers.
www.webmd.com /content/article/111/109937.htm   (290 words)

  
 Diaper rash (12-24 months)
In most cases, some of the skin covered by the diaper — most likely the genital area, the folds of the thighs, and the buttocks — will appear red and puffy as a result of diaper chafing or too much time in a wet or dirty diaper.
Wet diapers tend to irritate a child's skin because the moisture increases the friction between the skin and the diaper.
But although a child left in a dirty diaper for too long is more likely to develop diaper rash, it can still strike the bottom of any child with particularly sensitive skin, even if his parents are diligent diaper changers.
www.babycenter.com /refcap/1192825.html   (1152 words)

  
 Diaper Rash: Tips on Prevention and Treatment -- familydoctor.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
Diaper rash usually causes mild redness and scaling where the diaper touches your baby's skin.
The key to preventing and treating diaper rash is to keep your baby's diaper area clean, cool and dry.
Change your baby's diaper often, and let him or her go without a diaper when possible to let the air dry his or her skin.
familydoctor.org /healthfacts/051   (568 words)

  
 diaper rash
- Diapers should be changed and the area cleaned and allowed to dry as soon as possible after soiling or wetting.
- The skin around the diaper area should be gently cleansed at every diaper change with warm water and patted dry.
These monographs are counseling aids for healthcare professionals only and are not to be used as a reference to diagnose or treat medical conditions.
rxinsider.com /monographs/diaper_rash.htm   (383 words)

  
 NEW! Diaper Genie® Easy Twistaway® Disposal System - Diaper Genie® - Playtex Baby   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
The Playtex® Diaper Genie® Easy Twistaway® Disposal System is easy to use and provides the unsurpassed odor and germ protection moms expect from the #1 brand in diaper disposal.
It's the only diaper disposal system that individually wraps diapers in a triple-barrier film, sealing away odor and germs.
The Diaper Genie® Stage 2 Refill is made of a stronger, thicker film to provide better odor protection when baby is eating solid and/or spoon-fed foods.
www.playtexbaby.com /diapergenie/products/twistawaydisposablesystem.asp   (243 words)

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