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Baby Acne Treatment Appleton WI

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. Jill Hogfeldt Edwards
(920) 954-2551
2701 E Enterprise Ave
Appleton, WI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Villalon Virginia MD
(920) 730-4960
1531 South Madison Street
Appleton, WI
 
Shaw Timothy J MD
(920) 730-4443
1501 South Madison Street
Appleton, WI
 
Kurt A Heyrman
(920) 730-4950
1506 S Oneida St
Appleton, WI
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Jennifer A Hunt
(920) 954-2551
2701 E Enterprise Ave
Appleton, WI
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Sharon L Rink, MD
(920) 954-2551
2701 E Enterprise Ave
Appleton, WI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1991

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Jennifer Ann Hunt, MD
2701 E Enterprise Ave
Appleton, WI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1998

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Edward Dennis Bayer, MD
(615) 331-4148
154 River Dr
Appleton, WI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1994

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UW Health Pediatric Specialists
(920) 730-2650
1506 South Oneida Street
Appleton, WI
 
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(920) 730-6700
1611 South Madison Street
Appleton, WI
 
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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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