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What are the symptoms of newborn freckle rash?

What are the symptoms of newborn freckle rash?

??freckle rash ??: Thats a new one for me. Perhaps u are describing a rash called transient neonatal pustular melanosis that comes up as small pustules without inflammation & leaves brownish pigment as it fades.The pigment will fade over ~3m. ...Read more

Freckle (Definition)

A freckle is a small brown spot on your skin, caused by sun exposure. Use your abcde's to tell the difference between a freckle and skin cancer. A=asymmetry. B=border [irregular]. C=color [irregular]. D=diameter [larger than a pencil eraser]. E=evolving [change in color, size, height, new symptoms like bleeding, itching or crusting]. These are danger signs that ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Newborn freckle rash?

What is the definition or description of: Newborn freckle rash?

Pustular melanosis: There is a condition where the fetus has a rash while in the womb that is tiny little pustules. They pop, but then leave a tiny spot of pigmentation where they were. When baby born those spots almost look like freckles, but baby has never had sun exposure! Usually fades away over the first few months of life - rarely is it a permanent rash. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for newborn freckle rash?

What is the treatment for newborn freckle rash?

Nothing: Babies get several skin rashes (their skin is very delicate and reacts to everything). The little pimples on the face will go away without any treatment. Wash his face with plain water, no soap, and don't use any creams or medicines on his face, unless your doctor recommends them. ...Read more

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Could newborns get rashes from being kissed to much?

Could newborns get rashes from being kissed to much?

Unlikely to happen: Newborns get rashes routinely anyway.Decreasing hormone levels from those mom transferred often results in an acne like change, and floating in the water for months produces a lot of flaking. I don't see a kid getting a rash from kisses, but they could get a contagious disease and end up hospitalized if the kisser carried germs. ...Read more

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How to prevent rashes in new born baby?

How to prevent rashes in new born baby?

Too broad: The question is very broad. Could you ask it again and be a little more specific. What kind of rash are you trying to prevent? Diaper, dry skin, illness? ...Read more

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What is a good diaper rash ointment for newborns?

What is a good diaper rash ointment for newborns?

Triple paste: Triple paste seems to work best for diaper rashes that other creams or ointments do not help fix. Triple paste is a cream. If you are specifically looking for an ointment, then try aquaphor. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use siloderm mixi cream on new born baby 4 skin rashes n boils?

Is it ok to use siloderm mixi cream on new born baby 4 skin rashes n boils?

Siloderm mixi : This cream should not be used on your new born child . Its use can cause deafness among other severe symptoms. If child does indeed have boils he should be in the hospital receiving i.V antibiotics. See your doctor immediately for help. ...Read more

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My elder son has eczema minor n my new born is showing rashes n white boils on his face n neck i m scared?

Newborn rash: Your newborn might also be at risk of eczema. But this is not so scary if you start prevention early and you follow up with the pediatrician and dermatologist as recommended. Use unscented shampoo and soap and them infrequently.Use neutral skin oil and do not start early feeding with solid food, wait until 6 mo of age to prevent food allergy that would worsen eczema. ...Read more

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I'm using lotromin on my newborns neck creases to treat yeast infection. Is it supposed to look worse? He has pimple like rash and looks like spreadin

I'm using lotromin on my newborns neck creases to treat yeast infection. Is it supposed to look worse? He has pimple like rash and looks like spreadin

Maybe not fungus: Newborns have a lot of adjusting to do to extra uterine life. One of them is skin adaptation. Are you doing this treatment on your own or under a pediatrician's advice? Neck crease rashes are usually seborrhea, not a fungus. Check with your pediatrician for proper attention to her skin. ...Read more

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I woke up with a weird purple rash on my thigh. There are dark purple dots the size of freckles/moles. is it normal or should I see someone?

I woke up with a weird purple rash on my thigh. There are dark purple dots the size of freckles/moles. is it normal or should I see someone?

Doctor can evaluate: Skin blood spots are called petechiae (purpura if they are big), and are due to blood cells leaking out of the tiny blood vessels in the skin. After blood cells have leaked out, the area behaves just like a bruise (the body breaks down the blood cells into different colored pigments, and carries them away). Sometimes they are nothing bad; other times they mean a serious blood or infection problem. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a newborn to loose her empirical cord in 8 days?

Is it normal for a newborn to loose her empirical cord  in 8 days?

SEPARATION VARIES: The care of the umbilical cord stump influences the timing of separation. In areas where it is left to dry naturally or occasionally cleaned with rubbing alcohol, it often separates in a week or less. In areas that apply tripple dye as an antiseptic technique, it may delay separation 3 or more wks. International comparison studies show no increase in infections with simple drying over other methods. ...Read more

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How many diapers does a newborn use normally?

"CHANGES" daily: On the first day of life, the baby may pee only 1-2 times and poop only 1-2 times. As the days go by, this increases on a daily basis. Day 2 pees 3-5 times, maybe a couple of poops. Also depends on whether you breast or formula feed. By the end of the first week, they are usually peeing or pooping every couple of hours, so you usually go through about 10-12 diapers daily by that time. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my newborn to be losing weight?

Is it normal for my newborn to be losing weight?

Depends : You didn't mention how many days old the baby is. Babies can lose weight in the first 7 days of life, then should get back to birth weight by two weeks. At this point baby should be gaining a half ounce to an ounce daily. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What are normal oxygen level readings for newborn?

Depends: Prior to their first breath, the level reflects the placentas efficiency, with levels around 50%, increasing to 60% by a minute of age, 75% or so by 2 min and above 85% by three.By the time they are 5-10 min old they should stay above 94%. ...Read more

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My newborn constantly eating at night, is this normal?

Yes: When your baby was in the womb she had a constant supply of nutrients. Now that she is out, it's not there any more! She may want to eat constantly, but probably doesn't need to. Make sure she is actually sucking, and not just holding on to your breast for long periods. Keep her awake enough to get a good feeding. If she is happy with a pacifier or fingers, she probably isn't hungry yet. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my newborn to be constantly eating at night?

Is it normal for my newborn to be constantly eating at night?

If you teach her to: Newborns should be feed while waking, changed, entertained until tired and put to bed without re-feeding during the day. No mare than 2 hours should be allowed for day naps before feeding. At night they are only fed if they wake up,changed and put down. Any nap over 2 hrs during the day flips the day night pattern.Feeding as they fall asleep, guarantees 4X more sleep problems for the 1st 4 yrs. ...Read more

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Is it normal for newborns to stop breathing for a few seconds an then continue as normal ?

Yes: Newborns must test various patterns of breathing before they sort out how fast/deep to breathe for different activities such as sleep, crying, feeding. They often go through breathing at variable frequency and depth, followed by a 5-10 second pause if they exhaled too much co2.Stopping lets them re-balance.It goes on for about a month. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my newborn to be losing hair?

Thanks for asking!: Babies can lose hair on the back of their head by rubbing their head on the crib or bassinet. ...Read more

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How much vaginal bleeding for a newborn is normal?

How much vaginal bleeding for a newborn is normal?

Few Q-tips worth: Probably 1/10 infant females will have a small amount of menstrual blood as early as the 4th and seldom later than the 10th day after birth. It is seldom more than would cover a few q-tips.This is due to withdrawal of pregnancy hormones which stimulate the baby uterus.Many more will have a mucousy sticky discharge.It should be a one time event. ...Read more

Dr. Julie Abbott
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Newborn Freckle Rash (Definition)

There is a condition where the fetus has a rash while in the womb that is tiny little pustules. They pop, but then leave a tiny spot of pigmentation where they were. When baby born those spots almost look like freckles, but baby has never had sun exposure! Usually fades away over the first few months of life - rarely is ...Read more


Dr. Wendy Askew
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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