Undoubtedly, adult diapers offer both wearers and caregivers the much-needed peace of mind. For the wearer, adult diapers allow leading a normal life and for a caregiver, it is all about freedom from changing or washing soiled clothes frequently. With the benefits that adult diapers provide it also brings in a problem of rashes or Diaper Dermatitis. Diaper dermatitis is an allergy that causes redness, irritation, and discomfort in the diaper area. Adult Diaper Rash is generally caused due to the skin staying wet because of the constant contact with the chemicals of urine and stool.
Some of the symptoms, causes, and treatment of diaper dermatitis/rashes are as follows:
- Skin in the diaper area i.e. buttocks, thighs, and genitals becomes red, sore, and tender-looking.
- The texture of the skin changes from normal to bumpy, rough and itchy.
- The skin may become chapped and in some cases boils, pimples and pus-filled sores may also occur.