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Baby Has Little Bumps On Face
My one old month baby has little bumps on face. Took him to doctor and said it was heat rash it's been 3 weeks and he still has them?
Transiently: Babies often get a transient "baby acne" that is not present at birth (bathed in the waters of the womb) but comes out at a few weeks & lasts a few months. It is thought to result from maternal hormone effect which gradually declines as the baby ages.It will generally disappear without specific treatment. ...Read more
Dermatology or pediatrition only please. 5 wk old baby redness and small tiny bumps on face and a little on neck. Acne? What else? Treatment?
Acne: Tretinoin (retin-a, atralin, renova) is the mainstay of treatment for whiteheads and blackheads. Tretinoin is a derivative of vitamin a and works by increasing cell turnover and reducing the "stickiness" of the sloughed cells. It helps expel the plugged material returning the pore to normal. Tretinoin can be irritating, so specific instructions on how to use it can be found here. ...Read more
Little fine bumps on face. Has happened before but it clears up in few days. What could cause this & what is this ?
Comedones: What you are describing sounds a lot like mild acne. Things that come and go on the face which appear as fine bumps are probably the first forms of acne called comedones. These can resolve on their own, but usually come back. There are many treatments for this type of acne and if you want to prevent it from forming it would be a good idea to see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Milia: They may be tiny little cysts which are called milia.They usually do not grow in size and do not become infected. They are very common in people of all ages. ...Read more
Baby acne, contact: Without knowing more about the age of your baby and exactly how the rash looks, is difficult to say for sure. If baby under 3 months old, is likely it is "baby acne", a normal newborn condition where the changes in hormone levels in the newborn cause the glands to secrete and cause pimples. If more a rough/red sensitive rash, could be soaps or irritants baby's cheeks are coming into contact with. ...Read more
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