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Baby Acne Treatment Beatrice NE

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.

Gnau Fredric Dr
(402) 228-1316
1110 North 10th Street
Beatrice, NE
 
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(402) 228-1316
1110 North 10th Street
Beatrice, NE
 
Sloan Stewart E MD
(402) 536-6052
6751 North 72nd Street Suite 210
Omaha, NE
 
Jensen Jennifer S MD
(402) 727-5500
220 East 22nd Street
Fremont, NE
 
Family Ear Nose & Throat Clinic
(402) 572-3165
6828 North 72nd Street Suite 4500
Omaha, NE
 
Tran Hai MD
(402) 223-4141
909 Court Street
Beatrice, NE
 
Beatrice Children's Clinic
(402) 223-6518
1110 North 10th Street
Beatrice, NE
 
Dr. Joseph Hunter Woolley
(405) 592-1872
904 Fort St
Papillion, NE
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Michelle B P Petersen
(402) 483-6036
7441 O St Ste 303
Lincoln, NE
Specialty
Pediatrics

Katherine Elizabeth Penny, DO
(402) 391-7684
2801 S 88th St
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of N Tx Hlth Sci Ctr, Tx Coll Osteo Med, Ft Worth Tx 76107
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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