A 21-year-old member asked:
does the sun help acne?
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Dermatology 71 years experience
Acne Sun: Moderate exposure to the sun can, in many instances, help acne.
That doesn't mean that you should out there and bake in it!
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Pediatrics 50 years experience
Temporarily: The ultraviolet radiation may have transient beneficial properties in treating acne by drying oil and the burning skin. Long term it is not a treatment and may lead to skin cancers or disorders in later life.
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How can I treat baby acne?
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Pediatrics 18 years experience
Observe: Baby acne is common and should resolved within 2-3 months. You may want to use a mild soap such as cetaphil. No other treatment is necessary for mild acne.
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Is baby acne normal?
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Pediatrics 22 years experience
Yes: Yes - baby acne is common and normal. It is only a cosmetic issue and not truly a medical problem.
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What are the symptoms of baby acne?
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Pediatrics 35 years experience
It's like acne...: It's exactly like regular acne, except blackheads are uncommon, and of course it is in a baby, under 6 months usually. There is actually another baby rash called "erythema toxicum" that looks a lot like acne, but since neither one needs any treatment and both go away on their own, the difference is not at all important.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Is it ok to be exposed to sun and heat during my pregnancy?
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A Verified Doctoranswered
Yes: Humans are sun creatures. We need sunlight to produce vitamin d. Of course you don't want to burn, especially if you are fair skinned. But i think the fear of the sun has gone too extreme. Avoid extreme heat however.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Why is acne common in pregnancy?
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A Verified Doctoranswered
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