Yeast Diaper Rash
What is YEAST DIAPER RASH
It is an infection in the diaper area of a baby that is caused by a yeast called Candida .
Certain conditions, such as antibiotic use or excessive moisture, can upset the balance of microbes and allow an overgrowth of Candida. The infected skin is usually fiery red with areas that may have a raised red border.
Signs and symptoms of Yeast Infection
1. Severe itching
2. Burning and soreness
3. Irritation of the vagina
5. Whitish-gray discharge with a curd-like appearance
6. Red patchy sores near the head of the penis or on the foreskin (for men)
What is the Diagnosis of Yeast Infection
Primary methods for diagnosis are microscopic examination and culturing.
DADRU DAMAN ointment
apply and smear the required quantity on affected and rub gently for 20 minutes thoroughly twice a day for 8 to 10 days or till the signs and symptoms disappear..
Causes of Yeast Infections
External use of irritants like douches or internal disturbances can trouble the normal flora that comprises lactic acid bacteria and an increased growth of yeast found in the body leads to evident symptoms. Some causes of the yeast infection are pregnancy, use of oral contraceptives, engaging in sexual intercourse immediately and without cleansing after anal sex and use of lubricants that has glycerin.
Weakened immune system or metabolic condition like diabetes also can cause yeast infection. Other conditions/illnesses related to yeast infection is HIV/AIDS, mononucleosis, cancer treatments, steroids, stress and nutritional deficiency. The common cause of yeast overgrowth are the use of antibiotics and steroids.
Yeast infection is medically known as candidiasis. It is an infection caused by fungi of any of the Candida species where in the most common type is the Candida albicans. Yeast infection can range from superficial to systemic which can be a dangerous disease.