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Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
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Newborn Freckle Rash (Overview)

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.


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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

Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
3 doctors shared insights

Newborn Freckle Rash (Overview)

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.


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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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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

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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?

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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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


Dr. Darrin Cunningham
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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