the root cause of diaper rash
Protease Enzymes damage the skin causing:
Proteolytic enzyme activity
The proteolytic enzyme activity in feces, causing diaper rash, is high in newborns and infants, especially during the first year of life.
The skin becomes more vulnerable to protease enzymes due to:
Prolonged contact of the perianal skin with feces
Urine · Change from breast milk to formula milk · Diarrhea
Teething · Introduction of solid food · Taking antibiotics