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How can I tell if my son is having a newborn rash or an allergic reaction?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Rash most likely

Newborns have a variety of skin issues.
Most have a bump on a flat red bloch rash that peaks @ 4 days & fades in a week or so. Most have dry skin that flakes a lot.Withdrawal from maternal hormones produces a pimply outbreak that increases over weeks & fades after 4-5m. In three decades, i've never seen a newborn with an allergic reaction. If you are uncomfortable with what you see have baby seen.

In brief: Rash most likely

Newborns have a variety of skin issues.
Most have a bump on a flat red bloch rash that peaks @ 4 days & fades in a week or so. Most have dry skin that flakes a lot.Withdrawal from maternal hormones produces a pimply outbreak that increases over weeks & fades after 4-5m. In three decades, i've never seen a newborn with an allergic reaction. If you are uncomfortable with what you see have baby seen.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Deborah Archer
Pediatrics

In brief: See your doctor

If he is newborn and you are at all worried about allergic reaction he should see his pediatrician immediately.

In brief: See your doctor

If he is newborn and you are at all worried about allergic reaction he should see his pediatrician immediately.
Dr. Deborah Archer
Dr. Deborah Archer
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