The sweating sickness — what is it? How to treat heat rash in infants
Almost every parent sooner or later faces with a problem as the sweating sickness in babies (photos can be seen on the right). How serious is it? How to treat heat rash in infants?
Prickly heat is a red rash on body toddler. They usually appear on the neck, in the armpits, buttocks and genitals. Then the rash extends on all body of the baby, if not to take measures for its elimination.
How to treat heat rash in infants?
If you have noticed I sweat, the first thing you need to atone. To bathe the baby every day until he gets rid of the redness. As soon as the rash goes, you can go to a regular bathing regime. Before, when manganese was sold in pharmacies without a doctor's prescription, the children were bathed in a solution of potassium permanganate. Now, not every parent will go to the clinic for this recipe. Many have found an alternative in the herbs. Baby it's better to bathe in the bath with a decoction of chamomile or thyme, you can use them together. The affected area do not RUB the sponge, as it is painful for the baby. Not recommended every day to wash the newborn with soap and water, it is better to use soap when bathing a day.
If sudamen at grudnichka in the face, then wipe most of the face with a cotton pad soaked in a decoction of herbs.
After the bath, dry the baby, blotting it with a towel wet places. Ensure that the folds on the arms and on the legs was dry.
Now in drugstores the big assortment of ointments and creams, powders from the sweat. They are diverse in their property and price range, so the difficulties in the purchase of this means you experience.
But let us remember the recipes of our mothers and grandmothers, when in times of shortage they successfully defeated the sweating sickness. If you ask your older relatives: "How to treat heat rash in infants?", you will tell about the miracle oil, which treated their children. Took the usual sunflower oil (refined), sterilized in a water bath and treated areas of the body that are affected with prickly heat. The oil softens the skin and reduces itching. After this procedure, the baby becomes more relaxed. It is also possible to apply oil to prevent rashes where there is folds.
Our grandmothers bathed the kids and in the broth Bay leaf. This recipe is simple and does not require large expenditures. One or two Bay leaves, pour one Cup of water and bring to boil. On the tray need a quarter Cup of this decoction. Bathe your baby in it every night, and the sweating sickness will pass in a few days.
How to treat heat rash in infants depend on the time for which it passes. With proper treatment and care for baby heat rash usually begins to fade on the third or fourth day, and disappears in about a week. It depends on the degree of neglect of the disease.
Simple rules to care for a newborn
Most hold the baby naked. Air baths well help to cope with this problem.
Wear a newborn taking into account the temperature of the air in the room. Never okutyvaya and do not let the child sweating. Keep things in infants are made of natural materials such as cotton. Clothing should be spacious and do not RUB the skin of the baby.
Refrain possible the use of disposable diapers. If this is not possible, try to change them as often as possible.
On hot summer days, the diaper gives babies a lot of trouble. The kids become restless, bad sleep and eat. To ease their suffering, you can also dampen a soft towel or a cotton ball in any of these decoctions and wipe places rash and creases on the neck, under the handles, between the legs.