Rashes On The Baby’s Buttocks Area?
Hi … I want to ask my 1-year-old child, his butt appears small rash and like there is water and asked him to continue scratching what is it because he is wearing a flat or what?
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A rash on the baby's buttocks area often used by diapers can be caused by several possibilities, which often include:
Diaper dermatitis, which is inflammation of the baby's skin in a diaper-covered area, usually appears reddish in the buttocks area, groin and around the genitals; babies generally become more fussy when the red rash is touched / cleaned, risk factors: skin contact with feces and urination for too long due to slow cleaning, skin friction with diapers, sensitive skin Tinea cruris (skin disease due to fungal infections of the dermatophytes in the area around genitals, buttocks, and groin folds, symptoms: skin rash in the form of redness and peeling skin, the boundaries are firm, the edges are more active than the middle part of the rash, itchy. groin, groin, armpits, skin folds under the breast, itchy) Scabies (skin disease due to parasitic infection Sarcoptes scabiei, symptoms: skin rashes that usually occur in the area between the fingers, buttocks, around the genitals, fold the armpits, itching which is especially felt at night, experienced by a group of people who live together, for example peng boarding house or family that lives together) You are advised to check your child with a doctor, pediatrician, or dermatologist so that evaluation and treatment can be carried out accordingly. Complaints about skin rashes require a direct examination by a doctor. In addition to the history and physical examination, the doctor may plan a supplementary examination if there are indications, such as skin scrapings for microscopy. The doctor can prescribe creams / ointments to be applied to the area of the skin that is experiencing symptoms, as well as oral medication to reduce complaints of itching.
As a recommendation at home, you can do the following steps:
Immediately change dirty diapers Clean the skin covered with diapers carefully If you are not needed, give time for your child not to wear diapers Avoid the use of baby diapers that are too tight To enrich insight, you can read articles about diaper rash. Thus information from us. Hopefully always healthy. May be useful.