Causes and Cure of Diaper rash
The world of cute little munchies is a magical world. A smile on a baby’s face means the whole world for the mother. But motherhood is no easy job, specially if you are a new mother. The journey for the first timers is laden with challenges. Your baby won’t be able to tell you their problem. A mother therefore has to be on a constant watch.
One of the most frequent problems faced by mothers is how to take care of a severe diaper rash. If we listen to our grannies then the best thing to do is to let the babies live freely without any diapers. However, that is highly impractical in our day to day lives. But at the same time, a wet diaper is a little too dangerous for the baby’s health. Not only there is a probability of getting a rash but the baby can easily catch cold. But even after a watchful care, chances are very high that the infant might develop rashes. The severity of the rashes can be guessed from its redness. Sometimes rashes can become so harsh as to become blisters and cause bleeding.
Causes of Diaper Rash
More often than not, a rash can be developed because of either of the two reasons;
1. A yeast infection: This occurs mostly because of negligence. Diapers need to be changed every four 4 to 5 hours. Moist and warm environment spurs the growth of yeast.
2. Newly formed resistance or allergy to a certain product: Food, medicine or products of daily use by the infant. It has been noticed that some infants are allergic to citrus fruits. Chemicals in certain products of daily use like soaps and lotion can break out in the form of rashes.
Treatment of Diaper Rash
- Try a different brand: The first step would be try diapers of a different brand. The reason is that although the brand might be the same, chances are likely that the brand might have switched to a different raisin or perfume.
- Handle the area gently: Always remember to wash your hands before touching the sensitive area of your baby. Rather than rubbing on a wipe which will only irritate the skin more, it is advised to use a clean wet cloth and pat dry the area.
- Buttiezzz: After that an even sprinkling of a thin layer of Buttiezzz is recommended. Buttiezzz is zinc oxide 10g per 100g. Zinc oxide is not only very effective in treating diaper rashes but it is also very helpful in preventing one. It forms a moisture lock layer. However it is not suggested for deep wounds.
- Cornstarch: If a rash breaks out because of yeast infection, one can try using medicated/home use cornstarch every time a diaper is changed. Medical consultation is a must if the rash does not subside within 3 to 4 days.
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