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Baby Acne Treatment Bemidji 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.

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(218) 679-3912
Bemidji, MN
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(218) 759-5000
1705 Anne St NW
Bemidji, MN
Specialty
Pediatrics

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4211 Minnkota Avenue Northwest
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Dr. Nusheen Ameenuddin
(248) 505-3570
1705 Anne St NW
Bemidji, MN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. William Lawrence Bock
(218) 333-4710
1705 Anne St NW
Bemidji, MN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Eileen M Burchby, MD
(218) 759-9141
3309 Jackson Ave SW
Bemidji, MN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1993

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1233 34th Street Northwest
Bemidji, MN
 
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(218) 759-9141
3309 Jackson Ave SW
Bemidji, MN
Specialty
Pediatrics

William Lawrence Bock, MD
(218) 333-4710
1705 Anne St NW
Bemidji, MN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nd Sch Of Med, Grand Forks Nd 58201
Graduation Year: 1991

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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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