A member asked:

What is the treatment for baby acne?

4 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Melissa Arca answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

None: It can be hard to look at your adorable baby with red bumps scattered across his cheeks and not want to "do" something about it. The good news is, it will go away on its own, usually by 4-6 months old. Do not apply any oils or lotions to your baby's face as this could aggravate his baby acne. Take heart, this will resolve without leaving a trace. Enjoy your precious baby.

Answered 4/24/2019

6.7k views

Thank
Dr. Robert Kwok answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

None, if baby acne: Baby acne usually starts in the first month or so, and goes away on its own (it doesn't bother the baby). While the baby acne fades, he may start getting cradle cap (oily, flaky rash with reddened skin underneath) on the scalp and face (called seborrhea on the face). Baby eczema (cracked, rough, and/or oozing skin) can start around this time, too. Cradle cap, seborrhea, and eczema can be treated.

Answered 9/10/2016

6.4k views

Thank

Related Questions

A member asked:

What is the best treatment for body acne?

3 doctors weighed in across 2 answers

A member asked:

What is beauty pills for treatment of acne ?!

A doctor has provided 1 answer

A member asked:

What is the best medication and treatment for acne?

A doctor has provided 1 answer

Online Primary Care Doctors Accepting New Patients

$44 video appointments available today with a membership as low as $15/month

Book a Video Appointment
Ask your question
Didn't find what you're looking for?

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more.

Ask your question

Meet your new favorite doctor
...