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Diaper Rash

Does any of the following describe your child's diaper rash?

  • It's beefy red.

  • It's in the creases (skin folds).

  • It's also on the raised surfaces, on the buttocks, abdomen, or thigh, or near the anus (where the stool comes out).

  • It's tender or painful.

  • It's covered by small white pimples that seem to open, leaving behind a donut-shaped scale.

  • There are small red spots ("satellite lesions") beyond the edges of the rash.

Yes, this describes the diaper rash.

No, this does not describe the diaper rash.

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