Flowering in the newborn: causes and treatment
Any discomfort or changes in the status of the crumbs are parents often panic. Already the first days of a baby's life can be complicated by the phenomenon of flowering in newborns (acne). About this disease will testify to acne or redness on his body. These lesions are localized mainly on the neck, face and head. Such lesions may be yellow, white or reddish. How it looks like flowering in newborns, photo showcase.
Parents should not attempt to put the child's diagnosis. In any case, you should immediately show the baby's pediatrician. If necessary, he will direct the tests, then establish a precise diagnosis. The fact that the same image can appear allergic staph and other skin diseases caused by fungi.
Flowering in neonates: causes
The cause of this condition can be hormonal changes in the body of the baby. It takes a while so he could get used to the new conditions of existence. While the activity of sebaceous glands is not established, the rash may be considered a normal phenomenon. Importantly, no changes in the behavior of the baby. If he has become restless, you should think about other problems, such as colic.
As you know, nursing mothers should follow certain diet. If it is systematically violated, it can also cause the appearance of the rash.
Flowering in newborns: peculiarities and differences from other rashes
Easy to confuse acne with allergic rash or prickly heat. To understand the true nature of the manifestations, one should consider some features. The fact that those eels that are caused by flowering, are different from acne for allergies. In the first case, may be noticeable inflammation and suppuration, which is quite rare in the second. The feature of the sweat is very fine rash. It is localized on the chest, in the armpits, groin and neck.
Blooming babies: treatment
Again it is worth noting that self-diagnose and prescribe treatment parents should not be. Often, these problems disappear with time and without the use of any tools. Acne peel and dry, forms a solid crust of yellowish tint, which later she disappears.
However, implementation of some recommendations is still not hurt. First and foremost is, of course, careful care of the baby and a proper diet nursing women. Baby need to wash often, however, after that it is recommended to gently dry his face with a towel dry.
Squeezing pimples and use of greasy ointments are excluded. In some cases the pediatrician may recommend an ointment based on zinc (for example, the drug "Desitin"). Using it the pimples are dried.
When bathing the baby should be added to the bath decoctions of herbs such as succession and chamomile. Them about 2 times a day to wipe the affected area. The resulting crust is lubricated with warm olive or other vegetable oil and baby cream.
Flowering in newborns is not a reason to panic. Follow all doctor's recommendations and you will see how soon the problem will be left behind.