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what is the difference in baby acne and an allergic reaction

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Ask Dr: If it is pustules on the face it is acne or milia, not allergy. If it is red cheeks it is eczema, not allergy or acne.

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Consult doctor: An infant should not have acne. If the baby has any rash or pimples, please consult your pediatrician.
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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Baby Acne: Baby acne, also called infant or infantile acne, looks like a rough, red rash. It's most common on the infant's cheeks and nose, although it can appea ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Baby acne: The baby acne is a common event that reflects hormones transferred during the pregnancy. While the baby is floating in moisture, the skin is will not ... Read More
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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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
Unclear question: Do you have a rash on your face that looks like acne while on antibiotics? Rashes are very hard to evaluate unless seen. I would see your doc for a ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Different conditions: Baby acne results from mother's hormones circulating in her baby;s body, while eczema is a form of immune hypersensitivity characterized by red, dry f ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Pimples: Baby acne occurs in newborns due to hormones passed through placenta. Typically only on the face, with small pimples which resolve without treatment.E ... Read More
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