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Question: light spots on chin

 quita85 - Sat Mar 31, 2007 7:21 pm

my 6 week old is female she has a rash on her checks, chin, and neck. it is causing light spots on her chin and checks. her skin is very dry. i have eczema do you think she could have it to.
 Dr. Chan Lowe - Sun Apr 01, 2007 12:10 am

User avatar It is possible that she has eczema. It may also be "baby acne". The light spots may be post-inflammatory hypopigmentation that will return to normal color over time.

I would recommend that your daughter be seen by her pediatrician to take a look at the rash. She should have a regular check up coming up soon. You can probably wait until then unless you are concerned.

Best wishes.

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