What can I put on my baby’s face cut?

Can you put Neosporin on a baby’s face?

Can I use NEOSPORIN® First Aid Antibiotics on my baby? While there is no age limit for Original NEOSPORIN® First Aid Antibiotics, including NEO TO GO!®, we always recommend contacting your physician before treating babies or young children under 2 years of age.

Will a cut on my baby’s face scar?

My child’s cut is on his face. Should I be concerned about scarring from the stitches? Facial cuts in children usually heal remarkably well and with very little scarring. Pediatric plastic surgeons recommend that most facial cuts be repaired using simple interrupted sutures.

What can I put on a newborn’s cut?

Clean minor wounds first, then apply Aquaphor Baby Healing Ointment® as a treatment for minor cuts, scratches and scrapes. The sting-free formula provides soothing relief and is clinically proven to restore smooth, healthy skin.

Is Neosporin good for baby acne?

Neosporin does not kill the most common acne-causing bacteria, so it won’t typically be effective at fighting pimples or cystic acne. Because it has many moisturizing, skin-healing oils in its ingredients, Neosporin may temporarily tame irritation and also heal areas of damaged, broken skin.

Can you put Vaseline on a baby cut?

To help the injured skin heal, use petroleum jelly to keep the wound moist. Petroleum jelly prevents the wound from drying out and forming a scab; wounds with scabs take longer to heal. This will also help prevent a scar from getting too large, deep or itchy.

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Do babies skin heal faster?

The good news about wound healing is that young bodies heal faster. Help your child take good care of the wound and follow the doctor’s advice.

Does breast milk help cuts?

Breast milk has natural antibacterial properties, so it can be used to treat a range of skin problems, including cuts and scrapes.

Does pink skin mean scarring?

What are the signs of a scar? When a scar first develops on lighter skin, it’s usually pink or red. Over time, the pinkish color fades, and the scar becomes slightly darker or lighter than the color of the skin. In people with dark skin, scars often appear as dark spots.

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