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Baby Acne Treatment Boise ID

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.

David W Christensen, MD
Boise, ID
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1985

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Dittrich William MD
(208) 323-0031
901 North Curtis Road
Boise, ID
 
East John N MD
(208) 323-0031
901 North Curtis Road
Boise, ID
 
Redshaw James D Phd MD
(208) 367-2800
999 North Curtis Road
Boise, ID
 
Bishop John E MD
(208) 323-2600
1075 North Curtis Road
Boise, ID
 
Dr. Julie Sumie Kikuchi
(208) 345-5227
Apt C203 377 N 30th St
Boise, ID
Specialty
Pediatrics

Devitt Angie MD
(208) 367-8550
3025 Cherry Lane
Boise, ID
 
Dr.Hilary Warren
(208) 367-4321
999 N Curtis Rd # 407
Boise, ID
Gender
F
Speciality
Pediatrician
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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(208) 383-0201
600 Robbins Road Suite 100
Boise, ID
 
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(208) 345-6949
222 North 2nd Street Suite 111
Boise, ID
 
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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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