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What Does It Mean When A Newborn Baby Has Acne Like Skin
My 1 month old baby face has become rough and dry. It looks red and very irritated. What is the difference between acne eczema and
acne in newborns?
A common human skin disease characterized by areas of scaly red skin (seborrhea) with blackheads/whiteheads (comedones) , pinheads (papules), large papules (nodules), pimples & possibly scarring. Occurs mostly on face, upper chest & back. Treated with benzoyl peroxide, salicylic ...Read more
ACNE AFTER NURSING: There is a possibility that the prenatal vitamins you are probably still taking might be responsible. The other reason is that your hormones haven't adjusted yet. Be patient. ...Read more
My baby has acne and now his face is left with little pimples and dry skin does that mean his acne is gone?
Baby acne: Baby acne can start around 6 weeks of age and last until 3 months of age. It will often come and go in phases, much like adolescent acne. Make sure you are using sensitive skin (fragrance free, dye free) soaps and lotions to this sensitive area. Call your doctor if things are getting worse. ...Read more
It is Normal!: Newborn acne is a common occurrence in babies starting around two to three weeks of age and usually easing up around six weeks of age. Babies develop a pustular acne over their head and face which can even extend down to their shoulders and upper back. It is really a normal variant caused by shifting hormones after delivery. It is not associated with teenage acne, and needs no treatment! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hi. My baby is now 3 months old. When she was 3 weeks, she had bad baby acne so her doctor prescribe Fucidin Cream 2%. I was told to apply to her face twice a day for 7 days. On the third day, her skin look even worse like it was burned so she then she wa
Can baby acne come and go? Baby's skin had cleared up but I started seeing red dots again yesterday after an outing on a very hot and humid day. 6w
7 week infant has baby acne and dry skin on face. What can I do to help? How long does thr acnd usually last?
Patience: Baby acne is a common and temporary problem.It usually appears by age 2 weeks and disappears by 3 months. Keeping the skin clean is the major plan. If it persists after 3 months and or intensifies, some normal ace treatments can be beneficial, but the doc should look into unusual hormonal issues as a cause at that point. ...Read more
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