The large red splotches typically disappear without any treatment or changes in skin care.
The rash usually clears within 2 weeks. It is usually completely gone by age 4 months.
See also: Milia
There are no complications.
Calling Your Health Care Provider
Discuss the condition with your health care provider during a routine examination if you are concerned.
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Review Date : 8/24/2009
Reviewed By : Rachel A Lewis, MD, FAAP, Columbia University Pediatric Faculty Practice, New York, NY. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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