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How long will my baby have baby acne?

How long will my baby have baby acne?

1-3 months old: In my experience, all but the most mild cases of infant acne peak in the second month of life and then fade gradually over the following few weeks. I tell parents that it will probably get worse before it gets better. Happily, in some cases, both they and i are pleasantly suprised. ...Read more

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Baby Acne (Definition)

Baby acne is a rash of small red bumps or pustules on a baby's cheeks, nose, and forehead. It often develops within the first few weeks after birth, and gradually goes away with age. Baby acne may look worse when a baby is fussing or crying. Many young babies also have tiny white bumps on the nose, which are known as milia, and ...Read more


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My baby is 2months old with baby acne. I was wonder how long will it take for it to go away?

My baby is 2months old with baby acne. I was wonder how long will it take for it to go away?

Usually gone by 4-6: Baby acne is a transient issue related to hormonal exposure in pregnancy. It has usually disappeared by 4-6m.Any acne like outbreak present at 12m or later suggests a different source of hormonal stimulation & should be looked into. ...Read more

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How will i no my baby gender?

How will i no my baby gender?

Ultrasound by 18 wks: If you can't waite until the birth, you may be lucky enough to see it during a routine ultrasound, often done around 18-20 wks. It is not a 100% that the ultrasound tech person can tell you during this procedure--baby may not be willing to show. There are places offering 3-d ultrasound with dvd/video recording for a nominal fee. No doctor-order needed. Congrats and good luck. ...Read more

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How long should my baby nurse?

How long should my baby nurse?

?: The length of time at the breast is not a good indicator of how well the feeding has gone. A baby can spend an hour at the breast, but if the latch is poor, may not have transferred much milk. They could also spend 10 minutes and get all they need. Babies love to hang out at the breast and breastfeeding is so much more than food. I'd stop watching the clock and enjoy the time with the baby. ...Read more

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How can I prepare my body for nursing if my baby is premature?

How can I prepare my body for nursing if my baby is premature?

Pump 5 times a day: After a premature delivery, the mom can pump her breasts 5 times a day to get the milk flowing. She can drink plenty of fluids, and try to stay relaxed. Being very anxious or worrying about not having enough milk may cause her to have less milk output. ...Read more

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How long after my baby is born should I wait to vaccinate?

How long after my baby is born should I wait to vaccinate?

Within 48 hours: The first vaccine should be given within 48 hours of birth. Then next vaccine is given at 1-2 months of age. Do not delay vaccines unless directed to do so for medical reasons by your baby's doctor. Vaccines are important to the health of all children as they help to prevent many life threatening diseases ...Read more

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Will me being a premature baby affect my baby when I try to have kids?

Will me being a premature baby affect my baby when I try to have kids?

Shouldn't matter: There are a number of issues that can give rise to premature birth, and those effect the mother having premi babies. It is not transmitted as a genetic trait. That said, an evaluation by an OBGyn at the first sign of pregnancy, along with consistent medical care during pregnancy is the best way to get your best possible outcome. ...Read more

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How long will my 35-week newborn baby be on life-support for pneumonia and asthma?

How long will my 35-week newborn baby be on life-support for pneumonia and asthma?

Hard to say: The specifics of your case is known best by the treating physicians. I would expect no less than a 10 day course of treatment, but more than that would require a better knowledge of the specifics of the case.Keeping up to date with the treating doc can answer your question. ...Read more

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How long should I let my baby use a pacifier?

How long should I let my baby use a pacifier?

Up to a year of age: The american academy of pediatrics actually endorses the use of a pacifier as it helps to decrease your baby's risk of developing sids (sudden infant death syndrome) in the first year of life. After 12 months, the benefit does not appear to exist. At that point it is wisest to discontinue the pacifier if not previously done. ...Read more

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How can I tell if my baby has rsv?

How can I tell if my baby has rsv?

Severe cold symptoms: Rsv may cause a common cold in some children. However in young infants, RSV may cause much more severe cold symptoms (associated with marked nasal drainage and congestion, difficulty breathing with wheezing, grunting, retractions in the chest). If your baby is struggling to breathe, it is best to contact your doctor for her to be seen in case the infection may be due to rsv. ...Read more

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Am breastfeeding my 6 months old baby can I have butt injection to make it look bigger?Can it affect my baby

Am breastfeeding my 6 months old baby can I have butt injection to make it look bigger?Can it affect my baby

Buttock lift: There is plastic surgery available to help with buttocks enhancement. The surgery wouldn't affect breast feeding, but the drugs used during and after surgery might require a short break from nursing. You can store breast milk for that purpose. ...Read more

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How much bigger will my baby be if I have gdm?

How much bigger will my baby be if I have gdm?

Depends on control: A babies size with gdm will reflect the mothers average blood sugar status.Great control produces a baby no different than non-gdm mothers. Poor control(high blood sugars) translates to baby & baby organ overgrowth, higher risk of birth defects, need for baby to be on IV sugar after birth, etc. ...Read more

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Why does my child have baby acne?

Why does my child have baby acne?

Hormones: Changes in hormone levels cause baby acne. This is not dangerous, not permanent, does not need treatment and generally does not scar. It should generally clear up by about 3 months. ...Read more

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I have worms will it effect my unborn baby

I have worms will it effect my unborn baby

Yes it could: Worms may affect your pregnancy. The most likely way would be by affecting your nutrition. Please see your obstetrician before taking any medication. ...Read more

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What happens if mother have vdrl and on 8th month she birth baby and baby got also vdrl it can be treated and how long it will take?

What happens if mother have vdrl and on 8th month she birth baby and baby got also vdrl it can be treated and how long it will take?

Do you mean syphilis: VDRL is a test for syphilis. If the lady and or child has any risk of syphilis, both should see a doctor. If one is not available, contact the city or county health department. Syphilis is treatable. ...Read more

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How can I help my baby enjoy tummy time?

Short sessions: Try doing multiple short sessions a day. Babies often will like tummy time for only a couple of minutes at a time -- this is ok-- just make sure you do it often. As they get older and stronger, it will become more fun. Make sure you set up toys and put your face in their line of sight. Never put your baby to sleep on their tummy. ...Read more

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After using Vicks baby rib, how long until I can take my baby outside?

After using Vicks baby rib, how long until I can take my baby outside?

Whenever you like: You can take your baby outside, properly dressed for the weather, whenever you wish. ...Read more

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How long will I be in the hospital after my baby is born.

How long will I be in the hospital after my baby is born.

Typically 48 hrs: A typical stay for an uncomplicated vaginal delivery is 48 hours. Patients who deliver by cesarean, will usually be discharged after 72 hours. ...Read more

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How long after having my baby will i bleed?

How long after having my baby will i bleed?

Postpartum bleed: Normal postpartum bleeding would be expected for about 2-4 weeks, although, up to 6 weeks would still be considered ok given no retention of the placenta or infection is present. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A very common skin condition that starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the ...Read more


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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more