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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.

Quenemoen Lowell R MD
(406) 238-6670
2900 12th Avenue North Suite 304E
Billings, MT
 
Dr. James Thos Wiggins
(843) 662-8468
1232 N 30th St Ste 300
Billings, MT
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(406) 238-6161
2900 12th Avenue North Suite 350W
Billings, MT
 
Baum Stephen MD
(406) 238-6380
2900 12th Avenue North Suite 402E
Billings, MT
 
Burnam Ronald E
(406) 238-6800
2900 12th Avenue North Suite 300E
Billings, MT
 
Langohr Janis I MD
(406) 238-6600
1232 North 30th Street Suite 200
Billings, MT
 
Dr. Marian Elizabeth Kummer
(406) 238-6600
1232 N 30th St Ste 2
Billings, MT
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Janis Irene Langohr
(406) 254-0083
2312 Pine St
Billings, MT
Specialty
Pediatrics

Oakley John C MD
(406) 238-6650
2900 12th Avenue North Suite 501E
Billings, MT
 
Janis Irene Langohr, MD
(406) 254-0083
2312 Pine St
Billings, MT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 1990

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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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