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Baby Acne Treatment Billings MT

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.

Stockdale Robert E MD
(406) 256-5900
2900 12th Avenue North
Billings, MT
 
Gordon Calvin Collett, MD
(406) 238-6600
1232 N 30th St Ste 200
Billings, MT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: St Vincent Hosp & Health Ctr, Billings, Mt
Group Practice: Childrens Clinic Pc

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9340 South Frontage Road
Billings, MT
 
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2900 12th Avenue North Suite 400E
Billings, MT
 
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2900 12th Avenue North
Billings, MT
 
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2900 12th Avenue North Suite 300E
Billings, MT
 
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2900 12th Avenue North
Billings, MT
 
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(406) 238-6600
1232 North 30th Street
Billings, MT
 
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2900 12th Avenue North Suite 401E
Billings, MT
 
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2900 12th Avenue North
Billings, MT
 
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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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