Baby acne treatment is needed for baby with severe baby acne. One thinks we should know that these pimples on your baby face are totally different and have no connection with adults or teenagers acne. The named so or sometime called as neonatal acne is a normal condition seen in newborns. It commonly starts to appear to baby with tree to four weeks after birth.
Almost 20 percent of newborns affected with the condition (including my baby). The red patches and whiteheads start to seen on the chin, forehead, cheeks and it can appear as back acne. Usually this neonatal acne will remain for couple weeks.
The condition may also triggered by specific detergent and fragrance, so it’s good idea to wash your baby’s clothes and linens using specialized detergent which is dedicated to wash baby’s clothes. These types of detergent are dye and fragrance free.
No need to worry once your baby gets these reddish pimples on their parts of the body. The only thing you should do for baby acne treatment is to maintain your baby skins especially the skin with the baby acne stay clean.
Use soft fabric soaked with lukewarm water to swipe the skin at leas twice a day. You may also use a lotion to maintain the skin moisture, just be careful to make sure that your baby skin is not react/allergy to the lotion.
Advance baby acne treatment
For your information, there are other hormonal conditions that can affect newborns, causing a similar reaction to neonatal acne. Just talks to the doctor to decide what best acne treatment for your baby.
If the condition is getting worse and accompanied with inflammation, it’s mean your baby will need an advance baby acne treatment. You should talk to the doctor as soon as possible. If needed, the doctor will give you prescription drugs such as ionic colloidal silver solution, benzoyl peroxide or hydrocortisone cream.