Results for: Infant :: Male :: Cheek / Beard Area
This page contains images and information about medical concerns affecting the male infant's cheek. A baby's cheek shares the same thin and delicate skin as the rest of the face, so it is often prone to infection and irritation. Some frequent complaints include eczema, sixth disease (roseola), pityriasis alba, cradle cap (dandruff), milia, birthmarks, ringworm (tinea faciale), and impetigo. The pictures below illustrate these complaints. Click the images to link to pages with information about each diagnosis, including recommendations for home therapy and guidance on when to make an appointment with your child's doctor.
The common features in cellulitis, a skin and soft tissue infection, are redness, warmth, and swelling of the…
Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)
This image displays symmetric scaling, red, slightly elevated lesions typical of atopic dermatitis (eczema).
Flat warts can be widely scattered across the face.
This image displays the widespread distribution typical of folliculitis.
This image displays urticaria (hives) affecting the neck, face, and shoulders.
Irritant Contact Dermatitis
This image displays inflammation and rash typical of irritant contact dermatitis due to frequent wetting and…
Milia are tiny cysts that occur for unknown reasons in infants.
Flat, smooth, lighter (hypopigmented) patches of skin are typical of pityriasis alba.