A 22-year-old female asked:
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my baby has broken out with baby acne and it had become more red, dry and some have developed a small scab. they arent weeping. can i put mupirocin on?

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: I love mupirocin. If it is not helping in 1-2 days have your pediatrician see the baby.
Answered on Jan 1, 2014
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