How to treat dermatitis in a child?

Irina Saprykina
Irina Saprykina
December 22, 2014
How to treat dermatitis in a child?

Dermatitis is an inflammatory reaction of the skin, manifested due to various reasons, including a hereditary predisposition to allergic reactions, intestinal dysbiosis, and frequent infectious diseases. There are several types of dermatitis: atopic, diaper, seborrheic. They all require an individual approach to treatment. In the case of atopic dermatitis, only a doctor can make an accurate diagnosis and tell you how to treat the child. We'll talk about this type of dermatitis, as diaper.

Methods of traditional medicine

Diaper dermatitis appears on the skin of the child at the point of contact with the diaper. To prevent its development, you need to use special tools that are applied under the diaper. Alternatively, you can use the cream "D-Panthenol" or ointment based on lanolin. It is equally important for the hygiene of the skin of the child to use natural baby cosmetics without fragrances and dyes.

Folk remedies

At the first manifestations of diaper dermatitis in a child, you can resort to the means of traditional medicine - bathing in herbal infusions. In this regard, the baths of chamomile, peppermint, calendula or calendula decoction have proven their worth. It is enough to brew a couple of spoons of herbs in a glass of boiling water, insist two hours and add to the bath. Also well soothes irritation on the skin oatmeal broth.