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My newborn has bumps on her face. Is this acne?

My newborn has bumps on her face. Is this acne?

More than likely: Acne is a common newborn skin condition that resolves in approximately 2-3 weeks. Don't use any over the counter acne treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Payam Mehranpour
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Neonatal (Definition)

The term neonatal is generally used to describe events that occur with an infant within the first 30 days after birth.Some practitioners are looser with the definition & extend the ...Read more


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Should i be concerned if my newborn developed a rash with raised bumps on his arms and face should I be concerned?

Should i be concerned if my newborn developed a rash with raised bumps on his arms and face should I be concerned?

Common issue: Newborns have a variety of skin issues.Most have a bump on a flat red bloch rash that peaks @ 4 days ; fades in a week or so. Most have dry skin that flakes a lot.Withdrawal from maternal hormones produces a pimply outbreak that increases over weeks ; fades after 4-5m. In three decades, i've never seen a newborn with an allergic reaction. If you are uncomfortable with what you see have baby seen. ...Read more

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My newborn has red bumps all around. Possible causes?

My newborn has red bumps all around. Possible causes?

Newborn rashes: Rashes are common in infants, due to sensitive skin. Using a hypoallergenic washes and moisturizers such as Cetaphil will keep skin healthy are more resistant to rashes. Avoid using baby wipes on the face, most contain alcohol and can be abrasive. Some rashes are considered normal in newborns and require no treatment, but are not exclusively in diaper region, which may need treatment. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my newborn has red bumps all around?

What do you suggest if my newborn has red bumps all around?

Newborn rashes: Rashes are common in infants, due to sensitive skin. Using a hypoallergenic washes and moisturizers such as Cetaphil will keep skin healthy are more resistant to rashes. Avoid using baby wipes on the face, most contain alcohol and can be abrasive. Some rashes are considered normal in newborns and require no treatment, but are not exclusively in diaper region, which may need treatment. ...Read more

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My newborn has tiny bumps on her forehead what can this be from ?

My newborn has tiny bumps on her forehead what can this be from ?

Normal: Those bumps are called milia. It is her skins reaction to living in air, and not water any longer. It will come and go for up to six months, and eventually go away. It requires no treatment. ...Read more

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White bumpy bumps on my newborns gums blister looking... bothers her while she feeds?

White bumpy bumps on my newborns gums blister looking... bothers her while she feeds?

No worries...: Epstein's pearls — These small, white, pearl-like spots appear on the roof of the mouth. These bumps are harmless and tend to disappear within a few weeks. Bohn's nodules — These small, whitish bumps or cysts look like Epstein's pearls. However, they develop on the sides of the gum ridge rather than the roof of the mouth. Inclusion cysts — These small bumps appear along the crest of the gum ridge. ...Read more

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My newborn baby boy has little pus like bumps all over?

Common: Sounds like primary milia, extremely common for newborns and generally resolve within the first month of life. These are actually tiny cysts with no infection association. Keep your pediatrician informed and have fun with your new family member! ...Read more

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My newborn has a rash, with red & white bumps, under her right arm. What should I do?

My newborn has a rash, with red & white bumps, under her right arm. What should I do?

Newborn rashes: Newborn rashes are very common. The most common resemble acne all over the body. Usually it has a red ring around it. These come and go. They are associated with heat, soaps, new clothing and are not harmful and will go away. If your child has any symptoms of being sick see the doctor. Otherwise the rash will come and go for several days. ...Read more