Do you use moist toilet paper or have special wipes on hand in the bathroom?
New solutions sometimes bring new problems.
The ingredients in some wet wipes and moist toilet tissue can cause skin irritation. These rashes are difficult to treat unless parents remove the trigger. Check the label.
The chemicals names of the offending preservatives are:
If you use moist wipes, tissues or toilet paper, look for products without these ingredients. Better yet, go without. Use plain tissues, toilet paper and reuse cloth washcloths. Despite being marketed as “flushable” these products can clog plumbing in your home and at wastewater treatment sites. Read more here.
Read the full JAMA Dermatology research paper about wipes here.