Posted by NIcole K on October 25, 2003 at 00:10:52:
In Reply to: BABY ACNE? posted by LISA R on October 23, 2003 at 22:58:43:
: I RECENTLY TOOK MY 5 WEEK OLD TO THE DR. WITH A BAD RASH THAT STARTED ON HER CHEST WENT TO HER NECK ON HER FACE AND EARS AND HEAD THE DR SAID IT WAS NORMAL BABY ACNE IM STILL CONCERNED SHE HAS HAD THIS FOR ABOUT 2 WEEKS NOW AND IT LOOKS HORRIBLE MY 4 YEAR OLD HAS ECSAMA COULD THIS ALSO BE ECSAMA IS SHE JUST BEING MISDIAGNOSED OR AM I OVERREACTING?
No, I don't think you're overreacting.
If you don't feel comfortable with your doctor's diagnosis you could always get a referral to a dermatologist. When my son had a bad rash, I first went to the doctor but ended up asking my doctor for a referral to the dermatologist for a second opinion.