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should i be concerned if my 6 week old has a rash on her chest, neck and face. what is it and what can i do to get rid of it?

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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Baby acne: Baby acne is very similar in origin and distribution as that of a teenager. It arises from the hormones of pregnancy.The fetal waters moisturizes babies skin early, preventing its appearance for weeks.The face ; upper chest ; back are most often involved along with the shoulders . All the lesions seem to be a similar age ; gradually fade over time with no treatment.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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