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Do baby wipes help with acne

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Baby wipes for acne?: Not necessarily, and sure! keeping your face clean will always minimize breakouts, but wipes are not a treatment. If you are breaking out regularly, s... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Ellen Luchetti
Dermatology 36 years experience
No: Baby wipes should not be used on one's face. They contain some allergens and would be irritating on the face. Acne does not go away with washing one'... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
General Practice 32 years experience
NO treat infant acne: Infant acne is self-limiting (resolves on its own) and does not bother the child so no treatment is necessary.
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
Dermatology 26 years experience
Infant acne: Infantile acne almost always requires no treatment. And in those rare cases where treatment is necessary it usually responds to all the typical acne m... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Depends on situation: The typical infant acne comes on within a few weeks of birth and fades by 3 months without any treatment. It reflects maternal pregnancy hormones. If ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Williams
Pediatrics 40 years experience
Diaper rash: Some wipes have soap, fragrance and alcohol. These can irritate their skin. However, this is more like an irritation type rash. It could also be an al... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Wipes: Yes you could be allergic to the perfume in the wipes
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Consult doctor: An infant should not have acne. If the baby has any rash or pimples, please consult your pediatrician.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Baby acne: You were probably right in the first place . More than likely your infant had baby acne. Scabies is extremely itchy so i wouldn't worry.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Patience: Baby acne is a common and temporary problem.It usually appears by age 2 weeks and disappears by 3 months. Keeping the skin clean is the major plan. I... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Baby acne: Baby acne is a common occurence. Wash her face with mild soap once a day. Do not try to pop the pimples or blackheads. The acne will disappear over s... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Dermatologist: I recommend that you consult a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment for this somewhat unusual eruption on the face of a three year old. It could ... Read More
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