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Clinical Study

A Randomized Comparative Trial on the Therapeutic Efficacy of Topical Aloe vera and Calendula officinalis on Diaper Dermatitis in Children

Table 2

Past medical history of study groups.

ParametersAloe ( 𝑛 = 3 2 )Calendula ( 𝑛 = 3 4 ) 𝑃 value

Powdered milk hypersensitivity1 (3.1%)0 (0%)0.48
Immune deficiency0 (0%)0 (0%)1
Coagulopathy0 (0%)1 (2.9%)1
Renal deficiency0 (0%)3 (8.8%)0.24
Drug hypersensitivity1 (3.1%)0 (0%)0.48
Food hypersensitivity0 (0%)1 (2.9%)1
Plant hypersensitivity1 (3.1%)0 (0%)0.48
Hematochezia0 (0%)1 (2.9%)1
Chest wheezing1 (3.1%)0 (0%)0.48
Diarrhea4 (12.5%)2 (5.9%)0.42
Facial eczema2 (6.3%)5 (14.7%)0.26
Oral thrush2 (6.3%)5 (14.7%)0.43
Anemia2 (6.3%)8 (23.5%)0.08

Values are expressed as number (%). Comparisons have been made using chi-square or Fisher’s exact test.

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