The 5 Most Common Skin Conditions Affecting Infants (PHOTOS)

baby acneThere are few things on this Earth more sensitive than a baby's skin. Seeing red or itchy-looking bumps on your little one can be scary, but typically, it's nothing to worry about and easily cured. The odds of your baby developing some sort of rash or condition in the first 18 months of their life due to various factors are relatively high, but don't worry -- it's usually perfectly normal.

Here's a round-up of some of the more common skin conditions you'll likely see during your baby's infanthood.


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arpazia arpazia

Awwwww poor little ones

coppe... copperswifey

I hated when my kids got diaper rash. My heart just broke for them. I know how bad that has to hurt. :)

Bob192 Bob192

Mine had the cradle cap stuff all over.  It was really bad.  It would get infected and we had him on several medications to help it.  It did eventually clear up.

Wish2Be Wish2Be

My son had baby ezcema, but it wasnt as bad as the baby pictured thank goodness.

krys1025 krys1025

I've dealt with all of these one time or another with my 3 kiddos.

sanj1213 sanj1213

Aww. I'm thankful my son didn't have severe eczema. 

elasmimi elasmimi

Just what causes cradle cap?

jessi... jessicasmom1

ouch that looks like it hurts I have used bag balm on DD diaper bottom and luckly no problems 

jessi... jessicasmom1

ouch that looks like it hurts I have used bag balm on DD diaper bottom and luckly no problems 

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