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What is Baby Acne?


Baby Acne

Mara Paradis, M.D.​
Boys Town Pediatrics

Baby acne is extraordinarily common in infants.

It peaks about four weeks of life and it's characterized by small, red pimples on your baby's face.

It's harmless, it will go away all on its own and there are no special creams that you need to use for your baby's acne.​

Parents might notice their baby developing pimples on their cheeks and forehead. Dr. Mara Paradis, pediatrician at Boys Town Pediatrics, explains baby acne and if treatment is necessary.​​​​​​