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Definition of Yeast rash

Yeast rash: A slightly raised pink-to-red rash that is caused by proliferation of yeast, usually in a moist area such as the groin. Yeast rash is most common in infants, but it can also occur on the skin of older children and adults. Treatment involves keeping the affected area clean and dry and applying topical antifungal medication. Also known as diaper dermatitis and nappy rash.

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Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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