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Erythema Toxicum Neonatorum

Medically Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner, MD on April 26, 2022

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Erythema toxicum neonatorum. This is a common condition in healthy newborns that many refer to as baby acne. It can occur in newborns and babies who are just a few months old. It can appear as a mild rash or actual acne with pustules. ETN generally clears up without treatment, just make sure to keep the area cleansed with warm water and baby soap.

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