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  • Diapers today are highly absorbent and can wick away excess moisture from the skin. However, it is still a good idea to change the diapers every few hours to prevent urine or feces from coming into contact with skin.
  • Before putting on a new diaper, be sure that the skin is dry and clean.
  • When applying the diaper, avoid tape adhering to the skin, because this can also lead to breakdown and irritate the skin.
  • Good handwashing is a must to help prevent infections of all kinds.

From: Diaper Rash WebMD Medical Reference

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Reviewed by Amita Shroff on May 16, 2018

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Diaper Rash from eMedicineHealth.

Reviewed by Amita Shroff on May 16, 2018

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