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This page provides information and images about medical concerns affecting the male infant's forehead. The forehead has thin, delicate skin, like that on the rest of a baby's face, so it is a frequent site of infection and irritation. Medical conditions commonly affecting the forehead include ringworm (tinea faciale), eczema, birthmarks, cradle cap (seborrheic dermatitis), milia, warts, and molluscum contagiosum. Click the images below to learn more about these diagnoses, including when it is important to make an appointment with the baby's doctor versus when it would appropriate to try treatment at home.
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Baby Acne (Neonatal Acne) Neonatal acne can be severe with whiteheads covering the face, as in this newborn child.
Birthmark (Congenital Melanocytic Nevus) Congenital melanocytic nevi are present at birth.
Cellulitis This image displays an infant with cellulitis of the scalp.
Cradle Cap Seborrheic dermatitis often affects the scalp in infants, with a thick, crust-like scale.
Flat Wart This image displays numerous flat warts on the forehead.
Folliculitis This image displays the widespread distribution typical of folliculitis.
Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) The herpes simplex virus can involve the eyelids and the cornea.
Milia This image displays milia, the small, white bumps at the center of the forehead.
Pityriasis Alba Flat, smooth, lighter (hypopigmented) patches of skin are typical of pityriasis alba.
Port-Wine Stain This is a three-month-old infant with a port-wine stain.
Pyogenic Granuloma Pyogenic granulomas are very fragile and, when rubbed, can bleed easily.
Ringworm, Facial (Tinea Faciei) Tinea (superficial fungal infections of the skin) can occur anywhere on the body, including the face.
Salmon Patch Salmon patches frequently occur at the center of the forehead.
Strawberry Hemangioma (Infantile Hemangioma) Hemangiomas often begin as a faint-red flat lesion and quickly enlarge to a deep-red raised bump.
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