Neonatal - New Born Conditions
Neonatal (New Born) - Temporary Conditions
Neonatal (new born baby) skin is similar to adult skin structurally but less functional.
There are certain conditions that occur in neonates but persist for a very short period. Some of the common ones are:
Milia: These are small pin point whitish boils.
Acne: Pimples which appear due to circulating maternal hormones.
Mongolian Spots: These are greenish patch on the lower back, buttocks or shoulders.
Flat Haemangioma: these are Pinkish / Reddish patches on forehead or back of the neck.
Peeling of Skin: It is commonly seen on palms and soles.
Suction Blister: It is blisters on fingers, due to sucking action in the uterus.
Cradle Cap: It is a thick scaly greasy patches on the scalp.
Neonatal (New Born) - Rashes, Lesions & Infections
Some of the common persistent conditions that occur in new born babies are:
Diaper Rash : These are seen as itchy red rashes in the groin, buttocks or pubic area. It is mainly caused because of friction or prolonged contact with urine or faeces.
Bacterial Infection : This is seen as pus filled boils, on face, neck or abdomen and are contagious in nature.
Fungal Infection : It presents as white creamy patches in the mouth.
Atopic Dermatitis : This condition presents as Itchy red rashes on the face, neck, folds of the body.
Neonatal (new born baby) skin