Chafing dermatitis This type of problems generally happen to toddlers due to the wetness, allergens and the environmental conditions. This manifests as red patches in the buttock and groin areas. The skin care for these types irritation is effectively done through the application of topical ointment.
Diaper irritation The sides and edges of the diaper material mostly contribute to these types of allergic irritation. The skin turns red and puffy, which is accentuated due the sweat. The skin care for these types of problems is done through sprinkling of medicated powder.
Irritation due to rubbing of the skin This type of problem is mostly found in the thigh, armpits and abdomen region which happens due to the rubbing of both the thighs.
Hence, this type of skin irritating is found amongst the healthy and fat babies. The area is swelled to some extent and gets reddened which makes the baby irritated.
The skin care for this type of irritation is done with the help of ointments and medicated powder that are available over the counter without any prescription from a doctor.
Despite of the preventive measures, the babies still get the diaper rashes. Hence, certain basic skin care practices should be maintained in the following ways
The babys diaper should be changed as often as possible and the skin of the baby should be washed with the help of clean cloth or cotton balls.
Different varieties of diapers are available in the market. Try most of them and select the mostly suitable one for your baby depending upon the skin type of your baby.
Do not use much of soap.
These some of the skin care methods that should be adopted to avoid the diaper rash.