A 38-year-old member asked:
How long will my newborns face rash last?
3 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 26 years experience
2-4 weeks: If the rash lasts longer than this, seems to be getting worse, or appears to be bothering your baby, she should be examined.
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Pediatrics 46 years experience
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Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Multiple causes: There are many causes of newborn rashes. The change in exposure to maternal hormones via placental transfer may result in neonatal acne. No soap or lotion on the face is suggested. If there is drainage, redness or swelling, please see your pediatrician right away.
105 viewsAnswered Feb 01, 2020
Last updated Mar 28, 2021
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