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What are some tips that can ease diaper rash?

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  • Diapers should be changed more often than normal.
  • Skin should be washed with a very mild soap and air dried or lightly patted dry.
  • The skin should be cleaned, but avoid any rough scrubbing. After cleaning, the skin should be exposed to air, leaving the diaper off for several hours if possible.
  • If you use cloth diapers, avoid using plastic pants during this time.
  • Certain foods may seem to worsen the rash. If this is the case, avoid these foods until the rash has cleared.
  • If the rash is caused by a contact or allergic dermatitis, stop using any new soaps or detergents that may be causing the rash.

From: Diaper Rash WebMD Medical Reference

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Diaper Rash from eMedicineHealth.

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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