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Rash On Babys Face
How do you get rid of red spots or rash on baby's face? The baby is just 3 weeks old and it gets worse in evenings and after feeding.
Normal: Those spots are called milia, or baby acne. They are normal, and will go away in time. They are baby skin reaction to the fact that their world is now cold and dry, after 9 months of being wet and 98.6 all the time. Give it 6 months, and most of it will be cleared up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more
It is just: A matter of time .Should have cleared by now unless your baby also have problems with cradle cap which may have made it worst. This is a very common rash seen in almost all babies ranging from mild to severe. Wipe face off with water.Avoid wool type clothings which may irritate the rash more.Talk to your doctor. ...Read more
Keep the baby cooler: Heat rash usually resolves in a few days unless the baby continues to sweat too much. So dress the baby in cooler clothes or remove a layer of blankets, etc. Try not to use any topical creams or ointments that can also hold in heat. Keep the baby cooler and the rash should go away on its own. ...Read more
Many possibilities.: Possibilities include allergic response to a soap, fabric softener, or clothing; seborrheic dermatitis (usually involves the scalp too); irritant reaction from saliva, especially if he sleeps on his tummy (not recommended) and rubs drool around his face; eczema; a viral rash; and many others. With a baby this young, don't experiment with adult creams; let a dermatologist have a look. ...Read more
Baby acne: Babies often get a transient "baby acne" that is not present at birth (bathed in the waters of the womb) but comes out at a few weeks & lasts a few months. It is thought to result from maternal hormone effect which gradually declines as the baby ages.It will generally disappear without specific treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My baby face has rashes for weeks now, and now its dry, what could cause this and what can I do to prevent this? Shes 1 1/2 month now..
Could be normal: Babies this age can get a rash that is called neonatal acne. And well, it looks like small acne lesions. It is caused by hormonal changes and usually resolves on its own. If there is any family history of eczema, it could be the start of this, and it feels like patchy or it could be something you are applying to your baby's skin that she is reacting to. See the baby's doc to make sure. ...Read more
Our baby has skin rashes all over his face and even to his body.What could be the cause and how to treat it?
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