Matric past exam papers Matrics exams 2018!
Nappy rash
What is it?
Most babies will get some sort of rash in the nappy area at some point. This can vary from slight redness to a raw, inflamed rash that causes him pain. It is caused by the continued exposure to urine and faeces.

What to do

Keep the nappy area as dry as you can, by changing a nappy, even if it is only slightly wet. Let your baby’s bum air for a while when you can, and try tried and tested nappy rash remedies such as Fuller’s Earth and Fissan Paste. If the rash persists and does not respond to over-the-counter creams it may be fungal. Your doctor will prescribe an anti-fungal cream.

For more detailed info on Common Childhood Conditions, go to Health24.
More on

Read Parent24’s Comments Policy publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Everything from parties to pre-schools in your area.