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Very common: Newborns are frequently born with a fine, white/pearly rash to their face, primarily on the cheeks, nose and chin. This is known as "milia" or sometimes known as "newborn acne." milia is found on virtually all newborns and is nothing to worry about. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not related: Nappy (diaper) rash and teething are two unrelated events that sometimes just happen to occur at the same time. Babies get nappy rash when their tender skin is in contact with a soiled diaper for too long a time. This can occur whether or not they are teething. One does not cause the other. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: A cow's milk protein allergy may present as eczema in infants. Other symptoms may include fussiness and irritability, bloody/mucousy stools, vomiting, and poor weight gain. Consider a trial of a hypoallergenic formula, but discuss this with your doctor first. Some will try soy-based formulas, however a number of children who are truly milk-protein allergic may be soy allergic too, so be cautious. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes.: Diaper dermatitis will usually blanch when you press on it; it's a sign that the skin is inflamed, and the little tiny blood vessels in it have dilated to bring more blood to the area. The fastest treatment for diaper dermatitis is to take off the diaper. While that may mean somebody will have to follow the baby around with a pooper scooper, the rash will clear very quickly. ...Read more
Trust ur (kid's) doc: Candibec appears to be a combination steroid cream available in the philippines. It only works if the rash is responsive to it. While it can suppress immune response to infection, it won't get rid of infection. So your pediatrician must have a good reason to recommend it rather than antifungal or other cream. In other words, need to know cause of skin rash. Get 2nd opinion if you don't trust doc. ...Read more
Seborrhea: Seborrhea is another name for cradle cap. In addition to the scaly places on the scalp there are little red bumps on the trunk and head. The bumps are very fine and reddish. You could check google images for seborrhea to see if it looks like what your child has. Talk to your pediatrician about treatments. Sometimes a mild steroid such as cortisone is used. Sometimes an anti fungal such as lotrimin (clotrimazole). ...Read more
Dry skin: babies can get dry skin on their face or other areas of the body. Redness can also appear as a result and is often due to eczema. Have you had the two-month check up with your pediatrician? Proper skin moisturizing is important. Talk with your doctor or have live consult via HealthTap to talk about which products are best to put on your baby. ...Read more
5 week old baby w/baby acne,but presents rash when laying against anything cloth, how to clear rash up?
My 2 month old baby has small pimply rashes /red rashes all over her body. How do i know if its eczema or erythrema toxicum?
Baby acne: Baby acne is a skin response to the hormones of pregnancy.It doesn't appear in the newborn that has been floating in fluid for months, but usually appears by 2 weeks in the dry environment of life peaks around 2 months and fades by 3 mo.It fades whether you do anything or not as the maternal hormones finally leave babies system. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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