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Battling Diaper Rash

From prevention to treatment, all the facts on the diaper rash.

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Battling Diaper Rash

Reviewed By: Hansa Bhargava,

SOURCES: Steven P. Shelov, MD, MS, FAAP, Editor and Chief, and Tanya Remer Altmann, MD, FAAP, Associate Medical Editor, "The Complete and Authoritative Guide for Caring for Your Baby and Young Child, Birth to Age 5." Laura A. Jana, MD, FAAP, and Jennifer Shu, MD, FAAP, "Heading Home With Your Newborn, From Birth to Reality." The Art of Diapering Healthychildren.org

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What is diaper rash?

What is diaper rash?

One of the most common dermatologic conditions in the U.S. and the most common skin disorder of early childhood, diaper rash is most commonly seen at 6-8 months of age.

Treating diaper rash

Treating diaper rash

Three important steps can help bring diaper rash under control — gentle cleansing, ensuring the skin is dry, and protecting the skin from further irritation.

Preventing diaper rash

Preventing diaper rash

You may not always be able to protect your baby from diaper rash, but there are steps you can take that can help significantly reduce the occurrence.

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