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my baby is currently 3 weeks old and she has small bumps on

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my baby is currently 3 weeks old and she has small bumps on her face, (small white heads) is this normal?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
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Customer:

Hi Dr. Phil, I'm Soo pleasure to meet you. Would you be able to advise me regarding my question please?

Dr. Phil, MD :

Yes I can

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This is likely something called neonatal acne

Dr. Phil, MD :

It is very common and benign

Dr. Phil, MD :

I would ask your doctor to be sure but I bet it is nothing to worry about

Customer:

it only on her face at this stage and she had it since birth. To be more acurate

Dr. Phil, MD :

Yes, that is likely "neonatal acne"

Dr. Phil, MD :

very benign

Customer:

its a bit red around the surrounding and a white in the centre...

Customer:

if so when it go away?

Dr. Phil, MD :

yes that sounds like it

Dr. Phil, MD :

It passes with time

Customer:

thank you for the information thus far.

Dr. Phil, MD :

you're welcome

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any more questions?

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Customer:

I'm currently breastfeeding and she is regurgitating every time I feed her is that ok ? And eating every hour which I read that its also normal as its a

Dr. Phil, MD :

Yes both of those are normal

Dr. Phil, MD :

but your child might have reflux

Dr. Phil, MD :

make sure you talk to her doctor about acid reflux

Customer:

what is acid reflux / neonatal acne?

Dr. Phil, MD :

acid reflux is when you regurgitate acid from the stomach

Dr. Phil, MD :

neonatal acne is a skin condition in new borns that looks like acne but isn't

Customer:

so to confirm they are both normal where I do not need to worry at this stage?

Dr. Phil, MD :

correct

Customer:

thank you again.

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Customer:

yes, you've answers all the questions I've had so far.

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