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Infantile Acne

Infantile acne is the appearance of an acne-like rash in infants over 3 months of age.

Unlike neonatal acne which usually subsides automatically, infantile acne has a long-term course.

Clinical picture of infantile acne

Infantile acne occurs mainly on the face, chest and back of the infant and is characterized by red papules, pustules and comedones. The course is usually long-term and these infants will also experience acne in their adolescence.

What is the treatment of infantile acne?

The treatment of infantile acne includes only local application of various creams that your dermatologist will decide, based on the clinical picture and of course the sensitive baby skin.

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