Diaper Dermatitis

Diaper Dermatitis

It is a very common condition for almost every neonate or baby under the age group 2 to 14 months. This type of dermatitis for children or diaper rash affects the skin when comes to the contact of napkin or diaper. cloth nappies are more likely to cause it. The babies who wear napkins, but sometimes may affect adults and youngsters who have a history of incontinence of urine or stooling and compel to use diapers.

It can be known as Napkin Dermatitis/ Nappy rash/ Diaper rash/ Irritant Diaper Dermatitis. Diaper rash may be due to wear diapers or napkins or due to un-freshness. Mostly age group 9-12 months or more sometimes, which occurs due to contact of the diaper, gets easily affected because it is very tender, painful, and soft. There is a risk, where the patient has a lack of immunity.

'Diaper dermatitis' is often an irritating and aggravating condition that may make you irritable and frustrated.

Homeopathic Medicine

Graphitis : Here in this remedy for diaper dermatitis, the skin looks like a cracked and sticky, allergy to milk.

Medorrhenum: It is very good medicine for diaper rash where the skin looks red, shiny, and painful rashes in restless and oversensitive babies.

Borax: Here in this remedy, the symptoms are babies cry, screaming suddenly, before nursing, or before passing stool or urine. Especially when skin is dry and inflamed and itch.

Cantharis: It is a very good remedy for diaper rash or dermatitis, where the skin looks red, scaly, scalded, or burning sensation, etc. The keynote symptoms are red, hot, and painful blisters. Coldwater and touch aggravate the skin condition.

Hepar Sulphuricum:  A good remedy for napkin rashes, where the skin is sensitive and tender. Who are chilly and like warm things. Rashes with pus formation which smells foul.

Petroleum: Here in this remedy for diaper rashes, there is raw and sensitive skin around the genitalia. Cracked skin with bleeding and very dry.

Silicea: This medicine is good for the skin, where every little injury suppurates with offensive pus in it. There is a carrion-like odor. The child's nipple may be cracked.

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