Health Tip: Why Baby Gets Diaper Rash
Here are common triggers
(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 down.
- Wearing diapers that don't fit properly and rub against the skin.
- Having a reaction to a cleaning product for cloth diapers.