Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Rash (diaper) Underlying Cause

The most common cause of diaper rash is constant exposure to moisture from the urine or stool.

Other causes of diaper rash include:

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Last Updated: Jan 28, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Rash (diaper) References
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