It’s very common for newborns to have rashes or other skin conditions. Some of them have long names that are hard to say and sound scary. But most are harmless and will go away on their own in a few days or weeks.
Here are some of the things you may notice about your new baby's skin.
Many of the rashes and skin conditions you may see in your newborn will come and go without any treatment from you. Others can be prevented or treated.
Call your doctor or nurse call line now or seek immediate
medical care if:
Watch closely for changes in your child's health, and be sure to contact your doctor or nurse call line if:
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Current as of:
February 5, 2016
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
& Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
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