Some basic baby skin conditions, problems and remedies


The skin is the very sensitive outermost layer of the human body. The skin protects us from different environmental damages. And since it is the outermost layer, it gets damaged very quickly. The baby skin conditions are more sensitive than an adult one. Hence, very protective measure should be taken for their skin.

Many babies are prone to different allergy and rashes from the birth. When a baby feels uneasy, gets rashes in their skin, runny nose, etc. when he/she eat any particular, smell and sometime touching something, then the baby is allergic. These skin problems mainly occur due to less immune power.

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Some basic baby skin conditions, problems and remedies

The most common baby skin conditions which cause rashes and allergies are:

  • Diaper rash: It is a very common skin problem caused in many babies mainly between the ages of 4 and 15 months. The fungus Candida causes this kind of rashes beneath the moist diapers of a baby. Bright red coloured itchy rashes appear in that area. This kind of rashes normally does not spread.

According to doctor’s recommendation, the diapers should be removed after every 4 to 6 hours to get rid of this type of problem.

  • Atopic dermatitis: It is a long term allergic condition which causes an itchy effect. These are hereditary.

This allergy condition gradually decreases with the increasing immune power of the baby, i.e. with the increasing age.

  • Cradle crap: It is a yellowish and greasy kin of patch occur at the scalp of the newborn babies. It does not give an uneasy itchy feeling, but its treatment is necessary, else the hair growth will be slow for them.
  • Tinea: This kind of skin problems are caused by fungus. Scaly patches grow in different parts of the body of a baby. Application of dermatologists’ preferred skin moisturizers can be applied to it for tinea’s removal.

Hence, very protective measure should be taken for the baby skin conditions.