MILIA IN BABIES
Milia are tiny white bumps that appear across a baby's nose, chin or cheeks. Milia are common in newborns but can occur at any age.
Milia occur when dead skin becomes trapped in small pockets at the surface of the skin or mouth. They are common in newborn infants.
Irritated milia are sometimes called "baby acne." This is incorrect since milia are not a true from of acne.
- Whitish, pearly bump in the skin of newborns
- Bumps that appear across the cheeks, nose, and chin
- Whitish, pearly bump on gums or roof of mouth (they may look like teeth coming through the gums
CALCAREA IODATA. - Calcarea iodata is considered a specific remedy for Milia. It is prescribed to flabby children subject to cold. Secretions inclined to be profuse and yellow. Scrofulous children with enlarged glands.Calcarea iodata is more suitable to those children suffering from adenoids.
STAPHYSAGRIA - Staphysagria is another excellent medicines for Milia.The skin is very sensitive touch which may bring convulsions.The patient experiences itching , by scratching itch may changes location.
TABACUM -Tabacum is prescribed when Milia occurs with yellow serum and red areola.
KEEP YOUR BABY’S FACE CLEAN-Wash your baby’s daily with warm water and mild baby soap
DRY YOUR BABY’S FACE GENTLY-Simply pat your baby’s skin dry
DON’T PINCH OR SCRUB THE BUMPS-You may cause more irritation or an infection.