Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: pumkin | 2009/10/29

Q.

Acne

Dear Doc,
My daughter is 10 years old, but she has started to have acne pimples, actually she started at 8 with light pimples but now she is getting bigger ones and she is embarrased with this.She also has light pubic hair which started last year.
What can I use on her face to get rid of this?

Thanks so much

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Your daughter has stated puberty and has developed acne even although she is quite young now. You can start off with one of the acne face washes and mild treatment. for the rash. Speak to your pharmacist about this. If her rash worsens she should be seen by a dermatologist.

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