Baby Acne Treatment
The birth of a new child, a baby, is one of the most priceless gifts that a woman or family can experience. Many problem is shows when the child bith, baby acne is one of them. Baby acne is a problem of skin and defined as instigated blackheads, red pimples and whiteheads.
Baby acne commonly develops on the arms, legs, shoulders, face and buttocks. It is the retroaction of a baby's skin to a relative imbalance of male (androgenic) and female (estrogenic) hormones in the baby's system following abjuration of maternal estrogens after delivery.
It is non-scarring and needs no treatment or control but needs treatment to reduce irritating itching. Baby acne, as with all medical conditions, has some common symptoms. Normally the acne first appears to be a rash with small pimples that are red in appearance.
The pimples will tend to show up more when the baby is upset or excessheated and at times they may even seem as though they are not there at all. There are many types of acne bracketed in newborns and infants. The various form of baby acne is Neonatal acne, infantile acne and Neonata milia. Neonatal milia appear likes whiteheads and it is found in infants and newborns.
Baby acne is not transmitted from one person to another person. This condition can come and go till the baby is between 4 and 6 months old. Since your baby isn't producing these levels of hormones, once you're done breast feeding and they're out of it's system, the acne will clear up. There are many types of treatment present to treat the acne.
The types of acne treatment depend on the form of baby acne. Before beginning the treatment, wash off the affected area with mild soap and clean water. Benzoyl Peroxide 5% lotion is very effective to remove acne from the skin. Hydrocortisone cream or ionic colloidal silver solution is a very good acne treatment. It kills the acne causing bacteria and is very effective.
Only in some rare cases, dermatologists endorsed some OTC products such as benzoyl peroxide or betimes even a prescription medication to cure baby acne. Cleanse the face once a day using a gentle cleanser. Oils and lotions do not help, and may exasperate the condition. Have patience and the condition will be a reticent memory in a few short weeks or months. Drink fresh fruits juices and large amount of water.