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Babies Encyclopedia: My baby's skin will suddenly turn all blotchy, then return to normal after a few minutes. Why does it do that?

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Asked by CafeMom Team at 11:32 AM on Sep. 10, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I searched this when i had my son, his skin would do this. and i found that blotches and rashes will come and go as their skin gets used to the new surroundings. Most babies have small white spots on their noses, these are called "milia" they are normal and you should NEVER squeeze them. If you do become concerned about them at anytime please consult your doc or midwife.

    Answer by Brittney20 at 11:39 AM on Sep. 10, 2010

  • It could be due to allergies or intolerance, and any medical issues like these are best consulted with your doctor. While we may have had a child that sounds like that had similar issues we are not doctors and can not see the actual situation. Which is why a doctors advice would be your best advice. I'd be leery of taking any other advice through people that can't physically see the condition, because their remedies may make it worse.

    Answer by xxhazeldovexx at 1:40 PM on Sep. 10, 2010

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