How to Get Rid of Baby Acne Effectively

How to Get Rid of Baby Acne Effectively
How to Get Rid of Baby Acne Effectively
You should learn about how to get rid of baby acne right away so your beloved baby can free from acne without adding more skin problem. Definitely, it has to be removed as soon as possible before worse and will be difficult to handle. So, let’s learn more about baby acne including the cause and how to get rid of it.
How to Get Rid of Baby Acne Effectively
How to Get Rid of Baby Acne Effectively

The Causes of Baby Acne

Actually, the causes of baby acne remain unknown. This is due to the fact that the acne appears in some babies. Baby acne tends to appear in their 2 weeks or three weeks old up to 4 months or 6 months old. The characteristics of baby acne are similar to the adolescent acne. You will see tiny red bumps or pimples and it appears around your baby’s face, cheeks, back and body. Some experts said that it is something natural and it will be gone by its own. On the other hand, some doctors also advice you to give specific medicine to the baby to get rid of the acne right away. The baby acne will be worse when your baby is fussy or crying. Just be careful in choosing the material of their clothes because specific material such as rough fabric can irritate the acne.

How to Get Rid of Baby Acne at Home

So, how to get rid of baby acne effectively without any side effects? Some doctors let you to do nothing because it will be gone by its own. But, you still need to treat it to prevent the acne becomes worse. You may take home treatment and medical treatment to get rid of baby acne. Let’s discuss how to get rid of baby acne at home. First, you just need to wash the skin with water. It is okay for you to apply mild baby soap. Don’t use soap for adult because the ingredients is not good for baby. To keep your baby comfortable, it is better to use warm water instead of cold water. Second, although you are allowed to wash the skin, you are not allowed to scrub their skin. What you have to do to wash the face or the area by wiping it gently. Soft sponge is the best option if you want to wash their skin. Third, just make sure that the skin is totally dry. To do it, you just need to use dry towel and wipe the skin gently and smoothly. What you need to know that it has to be done when their skin is wet. Don’t use it when the baby’s skin is dry because it triggers skin irritation and produce more oil. As the result, the baby acne will be worse than before and it makes your baby uncomfortable. Fourth, let the skin dry without any additional baby’s product except prescription product. Let say, you are not allowed to apply oily lotion products to their skin because it makes the baby acne worse. If the skin looks to dry, you may apply non oily cream products. Fifth, sometimes you see bumps around their skin and you really want to squeeze it. From now don’t do that! Let the bumps because squeezing it will harm your baby. It can be irritating their skin and even triggering skin infection. Sixth, it is stated above that sometimes the baby acne will be disappeared after a few weeks. So, just be patient and do the simple treatment explained above. Hopefully, it helps you to get rid of baby acne.

How to Get Rid of Baby Acne with Medical Treatment

There is a case that you have to go to the doctor and get medical treatment for your baby. There are several things you should know if you want to apply medical treatment to get rid of baby acne. First, don’t ever give any medicines for adolescent even if it is over the counter medications. In fact, it is not the way to solve the problem and even it worsen and harmful for your beloved baby. Second, if you have to apply over the counter medications, just make sure that the medicines has been permitted by the doctor. Sometimes, it is necessary to do to overcome the itchy or painful caused by baby acne. Third, let the doctor diagnose the condition of your baby first. Mostly, the doctor will give you a prescription cream to overcome all the effect caused by baby acne. Remember, patient is the key. So, it is important to follow the instruction from the doctor and the prescription. Don’t apply too much or too little cream. The most important thing is that you should find the problem. You need to know when the baby acne appears. There is a case that it appears after they ate something. The best solution is changing the menu and giving healthy foods for your baby. Commonly, it happens when your baby is trying to eat a new food. If it is happening to your baby, just stop it and consult it to the doctor.

How to Get Rid of Baby Acne Naturally

The best natural medication treatment to get rid of baby acne is breast milk. It has been clinically proven that breast milk is rich of antimicrobial properties. Because of that, you should let your baby drink milk from you and don’t give any kind of formula milks. The best part is that you don’t need to spend extra money to buy specific medications because it is free and always on hand. Anytime they want to drink the milk, you can let them drink the breast milk. The compounds of breast milk will strengthen the immune system and keep your baby healthier. Just do it regularly and slowly but sure, you will see that the baby acne is gone. Your baby’s skin is clean and smooth just like before. Then, you can do some of preventions such as washing it regularly to clean their skin. It is also important to keep their skin dry and apply only the best skin products for baby.
Now, you know how to get rid of baby acne and you can choose three different solutions. If you choose to treat the baby acne by yourself, it is better to give limitation. If there is no any significant result after a few weeks, it is better to bring your beloved baby to the doctor for medical treatment. It is also important for you to know how to get rid of baby acne safely without harming your baby.

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