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How is infantile acne treated?

Dr. Doris Day, MD
Dermatology
Once diagnosed, infantile acne is usually treated with appropriate oral or topical antibiotics in conjunction with topical benzoyl peroxide and low concentration of tretinoin (Retin-A). Early treatment is important in even mild cases, as there is a significant risk of scarring. Tetracyclines are not used in this age group.
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