Ciemieniucha, nappy rash and heat rash in infants

Ciemieniucha, nappy rash and heat rash in infants

The most common skin ailments in babies

Sweat on the neck, burns on the bottom, Cradle cap - these are the most common changes that appear on the skin of babies. Worth knowing, how to deal with them.


Most often they are found in the first weeks of a baby's life. Clear blisters or red spots with blisters at the top may spread all over the skin, and most often in the folds of the neck, bum, na klatce piersiowej. They usually appear in hot weather, and when the child is wearing several layers of clothing, and he is in the room, in which it is very warm.

To prevent sweating, Therefore, first of all, you should avoid overheating your toddler. The appearance of prickly heat should therefore encourage observation, whether the baby is properly dressed. Then you need to take care of proper care, so that the bubbles on the skin do not become infected.

So what to do? Dopóki potówki nie znikną, it is best to bathe the baby in a light pink solution of potassium permanganate, which has anti-inflammatory properties. You can also try a starch bath, and wipe individual bubbles with an alcohol solution. When prickly heat persists or gets worse, you need to see a doctor.


The first sign of diaper dermatitis, colloquially called chafing, there is redness. If left untreated, it causes rash, that the epidermis will start to peel off, bubbles will appear, and even mornings. Ideal conditions are created for the development of fungi, the most common yeast. It can also lead to bacterial superinfection.

So what to do? Pupa niemowlęcia stale wymaga dbałości o higienę. When it comes to nappy rash, you need to change diapers even more often, washing and drying the buttocks, as well as lubricating it with a protective ointment and airing the butt as often as possible. Ointments heal well: alantan, linomag or sudocrem containing zinc oxide. It is good to bathe your baby for a few days in a light pink solution of potassium permanganate.

Symptoms should disappear after intensifying the beauty routine. if not, a visit to the pediatrician is necessary. The doctor may also prescribe an ointment that is antifungal, and, if necessary, a steroid.


It appears most often in between 1. a 3. one month of life in the form of yellowish scales on top of the head, czasami również na brwiach albo za uszami. It is not the result of improper scalp care, only the intense activity of the sebaceous glands of the baby's skin. Ciemieniucha nie swędzi. However, it should be removed regularly.

So what to do? Posmaruj główkę maluszka oliwkę albo specjalnym preparatem na ciemieniuchę i załóż czapeczkę. After a few hours, try brushing the cuticles with a fine bristle brush. The olive will soften the husks and make them, that they will come off the skin better. Then wash the baby's head thoroughly, and when you notice, that the cradle cap did not come off completely, repeat the treatment one more time. Never scratch the cradle cap or tear off the scales. This can irritate or damage the scalp. remember, that relapsing, Cradle cap that cannot be treated can also be a symptom of an allergy, the most common protein blemish.