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What causes a diaper rash?

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The following could cause diaper rash:

  • Leaving a wet or dirty diaper on too long
  • Rubbing or chafing against the diaper itself
  • Yeast infection
  • Bacterial infection
  • Allergic reaction to diaper

From: Your Baby's Diaper Rash WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Agrawal, R. , November 2004. eMedicine

HealthyChildren.org.

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on July 19, 2019

SOURCES:

Agrawal, R. , November 2004. eMedicine

HealthyChildren.org.

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on July 19, 2019

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