This is a kind of fungal infection also called yeast infection affecting the diaper area. It is almost always the result of irritation and maceration from urine and moisture under the diapers. Such a situation' allows the fungus to overgrow.
It is caused by overgrowth of yeast called candida albicans. But certain medicines and health problems may cause yeast to grow , particularly in warm , moist an damp areas of body. This is usually uncomfortable and sometimes causes dangerous symptoms.
The area effected by the Candida are different so symptoms devolpes according to area.
Oral Candida ( Thrust)
A yeast infection of the mouth and throat area is called Thrust. Healthy persons don’t usually get thrust. It is most often seen in
Common Symptoms :
In Children :
Redness, swelling, small red lumps with pus and oozing can be seen around the groins, anus, upper thighs and buttocks.
Vaginal Yeast Infections are common in women
Common Symptoms includes
Genital Candida in Men
This infection is more likely in men who are not circumcised
Consult your doctor.
For Children ::
Proper skin care of the nappy area like keeping dry is important for prevention.
The liberal use of powders should be discouraged
For Adults ::
It is very important to get treated for a genital candida infection. You may pass this infection to your sexual partner.