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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.

Gila Ethel Ackerman, MD
Boulder, CO
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Tel Aviv Univ, Sackler Fac Of Med, Tel Aviv, Israel
Graduation Year: 2000

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Dr. Gila Ethel Ackerman
Boulder, CO
Specialty
Pediatrics

Roy Steinbock, MD
Boulder, CO
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tel Aviv Univ, Sackler Fac Of Med, Tel Aviv, Israel
Graduation Year: 1999

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Miller Janice A MD
(303) 449-3566
1000 Alpine Avenue Suite 291
Boulder, CO
 
Peter Mc Donald Dawson, MD
(720) 565-4169
3303 Broadway St
Boulder, CO
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1965

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Dr.Lee Thompson
(303) 699-6200
350 Broadway Street Suite 201
Boulder, CO
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1964
Speciality
Pediatrician
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Dr. Roy Steinbock
Boulder, CO
Specialty
Pediatrics

Diana Carol Tanney, MD, FAAP
(303) 499-1665
2710 Stephens Rd
Boulder, CO
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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(303) 440-3137
2750 Broadway Street
Boulder, CO
 
Jeung Edwin B Optometrist
(303) 442-6260
2800 Folsom Street
Boulder, CO
 
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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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