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Whats the difference between baby eczema and baby acne?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
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In brief: Pimples

Baby acne occurs in newborns due to hormones passed through placenta.
Typically only on the face, with small pimples which resolve without treatment.Eczema is itchy skin on arms, legs and face which mares love at about 6 months or develop more chronic course that flares usually in dry winter weather until age 6.

In brief: Pimples

Baby acne occurs in newborns due to hormones passed through placenta.
Typically only on the face, with small pimples which resolve without treatment.Eczema is itchy skin on arms, legs and face which mares love at about 6 months or develop more chronic course that flares usually in dry winter weather until age 6.
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