Consult: Dr. Loretta Lanphier, ND, CN, HHP, CH
Many parents think that their baby’skin should not have any blemishes. Infant acne is not too representative to dismay of parents. It is common for kids ( be born, infancy or childhood). Infant ance may be on the face and body ( back, chest, buttocks). It ofthen disappears itself within some weeks. But you should prepare a bit knowlege of the infant ace to understand about causes and the way to treat it.
What Is Infant Acne?
Newborns can be exhibit blackheads, whiteheads, or pustules on nose, cheeks, forehead, or scalp. Baby’ skin is ultra sensitive. Their skin may also be rough.
Infant ance develop when hair follicles are trapped by oil. Mom ‘s hormones will cross the placente into the baby when mom and baby is in the final stage of pregnancy. These hormones help the neccessary of oil on baby’s skin to develop. If skin oil is producted too much, triggers acne will be developed, just sometimes. Another hands, using pregnancy or nursing of mom can be caused infant acne.
Some babies can be infant acne as soon as birth, or can develop within several weeks. Acne will develop intermittent until the your baby’s hormone levels become stablilized and it is at 4 – 6 months of age. Infant ance can be breakout by soaps, milk, saliva, or overheated.
How Can Infant Acne Be Treated?
When your kid is six months of age, infant ance will often clear up.
You should be clean baby with the gentle condition of cleansing and aboy twice daily. It is better to keep baby’skin clean all day at face and body. Milk, drool, and spit-up accumulate on the skin that cause the acne.
When Should My Baby See A Doctor?
If your baby is still fussied by infant acne after some weeks, and it looks like to become worse, he/she should be taken to hospital where will treat him/her with the best condition without potentially harmful substances.
Also, if you kids will still be infant acne when they are two years old up, it can be red signal of hormonal imbalance. Because, when kid is between two and six, producing oil, what can cause infant acne, is very low at this age.
What Else Could It Be?
Somtimes the parents mistaken for infant acne with another skin conditions.
The white bumps on your kid’s face, these fade away in a few weeks, may not be infant acne. This can be a harmles condition called milia, and is not related to acne. And you can not care about them. However, if acne is a rashy or scaly, it can be cradle cap or eczema. You should be neccessary getting to the doctor who can supply to you the best baby’s healthy care service.
About the Author
Loretta Lanphier, ND, CN, HHP, CH is a Doctor of Naturopath, Clinical Nutritionist, Holistic Health Practitioner and Clinical Herbalist in Houston, TX and Founder / CEO of Oasis Advanced Wellness. Under her leadership, Oasis Advanced Wellness is known and respected as one of the leading companies in providing safe and clean hi-tech natural health and wellness solutions. Because of the need for high-end natural and organic skin care products, Dr. Lanphier has developed Lanique Organics, an all-natural skin-care line which promotes natural health for the skin.