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Baby Acne Treatment Albert Lea MN

Baby acne, also known as neonatal acne or acne neonatorum, is a common condition seen in newborn babies . Almost 20 percent of newborns suffer from it. Baby acne is characterized by the appearance of pimples or red bumps on the baby's scalp, forehead, and especially the cheeks. Check below for related information, products and services.

Dr. Jeanne Marie Mielke
(507) 377-6750
Albert Lea, MN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Heidi Gaye Pedersen, MD
Albert Lea, MN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 2000

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Hatem Mohammed Elhagaly, MD
(507) 377-6782
404 W Fountain St
Albert Lea, MN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Alexandria, Fac Of Med, Alexandria, Egypt (330-03 Pr 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1991

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Dr. Edathil Karuna Karan
(507) 373-0987
1609 Gateway Dr
Albert Lea, MN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Edathil Karuna Karan, MD
(507) 373-0987
1609 Gateway Dr
Albert Lea, MN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Madras Med Coll, Dr M G R Med Univ, Madras, Tn, India
Graduation Year: 1959
Hospital
Hospital: Naeve Hospital, Albert Lea, Mn
Group Practice: Albert Lea Clinic-Mayo Health

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Dr. Heidi Gaye Pedersen
Albert Lea, MN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Lowell Wherry Barr
(507) 373-2384
210 N Saint Mary Ave
Albert Lea, MN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Lowell Wherry Barr, MD
(507) 373-2384
210 N Saint Mary Ave
Albert Lea, MN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1958
Hospital
Hospital: Naeve Hospital, Albert Lea, Mn
Group Practice: Albert Lea Clinic-Mayo Health

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Albert Lea Medical Center-Mayo Health System - Der
(507) 379-2130
5131 Lake Isabella Boulevard
Albert Lea, MN
 
Heidi Stoltenberg, MD
(507) 373-2384
404 W Fountain St
Albert Lea, MN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2000

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Baby Acne Treatment in Newborn Babies, Top 4 Myths about Baby Acne

Top 4 Myths About Baby Acne

Baby acne , also known as neonatal acne or acne neonatorum, is a common condition seen in newborn babies . Almost 20 percent of newborns suffer from it.

Baby acne is characterized by the appearance of pimples or red bumps on the baby's scalp, forehead, and especially the cheeks. A rough skin, along with pustules, whiteheads, and blackheads is also a common indication of baby acne.

Myth 1: Baby acne is the same as infantile acne or teenage acne.

This is not true. Baby acne is not the same as infantile acne, which affects older infants over three months old. It also has no connection with the acne that teenagers and adults suffer from.

Myth 2: Baby acne can occur at anytime during childhood.

Actually, baby acne usually affects babies three to four weeks after birth. Sometimes however, babies even exhibit signs of baby acne right from the time they are born. The symptoms may appear and recede intermittently as the baby reaches around four to six months of age.

Myth 3: Baby acne is the result of poor hygiene and nursing.

On the contrary, baby acne is believed to be caused by hormones released by the mother during pregnancy. Absorbed through the placenta, these hormones play an important role in the development of the fetus during the later stages of the pregnancy . These hormones stimulate the oil glands present in the baby's skin and are thought to cause baby acne.

The symptoms may...

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