Health Tip: Why Baby Gets Diaper Rash03/25/11
(HealthDay News) -- A baby's sensitive bottom may develop a rash
from sitting too long in a soiled diaper. But that's not the only
trigger that can cause the problem.
The ADAM Encyclopedia offers these additional factors that may
contribute to diaper rash:
- Frequent bowel movements or diarrhea.
- Use of an antibiotic.
- Irritation cause by ammonia, a byproduct of urine as it breaks
- Wearing diapers that don't fit properly and rub against the
- Having a reaction to a cleaning product for cloth diapers.
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