"As long as no other signs of a problem exist, such as significant armpit/groin hair or breast development, we consider this 'early acne' a normal event," she said.
"Therefore, health care givers must be prepared to provide parents with an appropriate approach to acne," Friedlander added, agreeing that most cases are eminently treatable when handled properly.
Visit the U.S. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases for fast facts about acne.
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