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Diaper dermatitis - irritant-induced

  • Alternative Names

    Irritant-induced diaper dermatitis


    Treatment

    Keeping the diaper area clean and dry is the best treatment for irritant dermatitis. The more time the baby can be kept out of diapers, the better. Your doctor may suggest a barrier cream, such as a zinc oxide based product.


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    Expectations (prognosis)


    Complications


    Calling your health care provider

    Call your doctor if the rash worsens or there are sores on the skin.