A 33-year-old male asked:
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this is regarding my 3week old infant. hes developed a number of pimples on his face and head. is there anything i can do or possibly give to him?

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Dr. Sudeshan Govender
Specializes in Family Medicine
?Milia or Baby Acne: Both clear without specific treatment.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Be patient: 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 have transient baby acne triggered by the hormones that came across during pregnancy.Keeping it clean allows it to run its course. If any sites are more inflamed or persistent, your doc should evaluate. It should fade completely by 3 mo.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
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