Getting to the bottom of diaper dermatitis

Amy Paller*, Tanya Gregory

*Corresponding author for this work

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Contrary to received wisdom, ammonia and bacteria apparently don't cause everyday irritant diaper dermatitis. The problem starts with overhydrated skin, and the key to treatment - and prevention - is keeping the baby as dry as possible.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)85-99
Number of pages15
JournalPatient Care
Issue number17
StatePublished - Oct 30 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Leadership and Management


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