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What are the symptoms of baby acne?

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Dr. Roy Benaroch
Pediatrics
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In brief: None

The acne doesn't bother the baby at all, and causes no symptoms.
Acne in babies looks like acne in teenagers, with little bumps and blackheads.

In brief: None

The acne doesn't bother the baby at all, and causes no symptoms.
Acne in babies looks like acne in teenagers, with little bumps and blackheads.
Dr. Roy Benaroch
Dr. Roy Benaroch
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Dr. Bert Mandelbaum
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Pimples on face

Baby acne is similar in appearance to adult acne.
Pimples (closed comedones) on the face in infants are pretty common and often do not need treatment. They usually go away within a few weeks to a month or two. If they seem to be getting worse, let your pediatrician know.

In brief: Pimples on face

Baby acne is similar in appearance to adult acne.
Pimples (closed comedones) on the face in infants are pretty common and often do not need treatment. They usually go away within a few weeks to a month or two. If they seem to be getting worse, let your pediatrician know.
Dr. Bert Mandelbaum
Dr. Bert Mandelbaum
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In brief: It's like acne...

It's exactly like regular acne, except blackheads are uncommon, and of course it is in a baby, under 6 months usually.
There is actually another baby rash called "erythema toxicum" that looks a lot like acne, but since neither one needs any treatment and both go away on their own, the difference is not at all important.

In brief: It's like acne...

It's exactly like regular acne, except blackheads are uncommon, and of course it is in a baby, under 6 months usually.
There is actually another baby rash called "erythema toxicum" that looks a lot like acne, but since neither one needs any treatment and both go away on their own, the difference is not at all important.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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