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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
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
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
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 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe, but why...: Why look at it that way? Maybe it has nothing to do with bacteria. Babies have no bacteria before birth. In vaginal deliveries, babies are coated with ... Read More
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Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Baby rashes: Baby rashes get better on their own. Washing the baby with warm water and your usual baby soap/baby wash will be fine. That being said, I wonder if ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zahid Ahmed
10 years experience Dentistry
Dont think so: This doesnt sound like a good idea, at all. Thrush is a fungal infection and needs a proper anti fungal medication that can be prescribed by a physici ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Probably: A baby floating in the slick moist environment of the womb will have pristine skin at birth.Between 2 wks and 2 months, more than half of infants will ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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YES: this product is safe in moderation: always use only a thin film of cream and apply it 1-2 times daily.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Acne and skin care: Prevention is the best course, by using gentle facial cleansers and hyopallergenic moisturizers once or twice a day. Benzoyl peroxide can help as wel ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Consult MD: You need to see either your doctor or a dermatologist, you may need prescription meds like retin a, (tretinoin) and/or oral meds.
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Dr. Stephen Hefler
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: In the newborn, because of the hormones during fetal life and if a mom is nursing, the infant will have "infantile acne" which looks just like a teena ... Read More
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