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my baby is a girl,and i have changed her hundreds of times and her pee hole is the size of a pea. but the other morning apon waking up and changing her,her pee hole was the size of a nickel maybe bigger.we took her to the doctor and they said it was a rash. what kind of a rash does this to a little girl?


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replied November 15th, 2010
Parenting Community Answer A17111
Hi, and thanks for your medical question on eHealth forum!

Generally little girls get allergic rash from the diapers. If cloth diapers made at home are used, then it can be allergy to the cloth or detergent being used. It can also be allergy to cotton swabs and other such things being used to clean the area. Other than that it can be a frictional rash by caused while cleaning the area as a baby’s skin is very sensitive.

Please discuss this with her pediatrician. Hope this helps. Take care!



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