Definition of nappy rash in US English:

nappy rash

noun

British
  • Inflammation of a baby's skin caused by prolonged contact with a damp diaper; diaper rash.

    • ‘Remember that most colic disappears before your baby is three months old and nappy rash is usually easily treated, so relief is in sight.’
    • ‘You may want to use a baby barrier cream to help prevent nappy rash.’
    • ‘Complete exposure may point to the underlying cause, such as areas of eczematous skin or nappy rash that may be irritating him.’
    • ‘Whether myrrh guards against nappy rash I don't know.’
    • ‘The end result is a kind of eczema called nappy rash.’
    • ‘Because one of the surprising findings is that if you do incorporate friendly or good bacteria into infant formulas, nappy rash condition virtually disappears overnight.’
    • ‘Whatever the 46 year old equivalent of having nappy rash is I appear to have it.’
    • ‘Babies with nappy rash itch, cry a lot and are generally miserable.’
    • ‘There's a small patch of nappy rash… and we're looking at the imminent emergence of two top teeth.’
    • ‘I was complaining to Mum the other day that Tommy had a rather nasty case of nappy rash that didn't seem to be shifting.’
    • ‘Look out for white patches in your baby's mouth or nappy rash that won't heal.’
    • ‘Maybe the inevitable conversations about nappy rash and gripe water, far from making me clucky, will make me want to run out and have my tongue pierced and drink cider in the park.’
    • ‘In babies the symptoms may include a persistent nappy rash, and creamy yellow or white spots in and around the mouth, producing soreness that may make a baby reluctant to feed.’
    • ‘It turns out that it is an upmarket new American cream for nappy rash.’
    • ‘Creams containing either a mild steroid or anti-fungal preparations may be prescribed for nappy rash that has become infected or for specific conditions that have caused the irritation.’
    • ‘For nappy rash, choose an ointment rather than a cream because it will form a barrier.’
    spots, skin eruption, breakout
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