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Rash in Newborns

Diaper rashes in babies are common. They can happen when your baby's sensitive skin comes in contact with ammonia in urine or acids in stool. Most rashes improve with changing diapers more often, giving the skin a chance to "air out" between diaper changes, and using a diaper cream. If your baby's rash doesn't improve after a few days or gets worse (especially if he also has a rash around his mouth or on his hands or feet), consult your doctor. It may be due to a yeast infection or another problem.

For more information on diaper rash visit our Diaper Rash Decision Guide.


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