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Common Red Rash Flares Tied to Car Seats


When they aren't busy keeping our children safe – saving their lives, even! – car seats can be a bit of a pain. 


Some parents may have noticed red, itchy rashes on their children after long rides in the car. Dermatologists are not only familiar with the phenomenon, but they have a name for it: "car seat dermatitis." 

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While they're unsure of the exact irritant, it is likely due to the material some car seats are made of. The seat-related rashes tends to get worse in the warmer months – and can be treated quickly and easily. Watch the video for more on this itchy business.