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Baby Acne Treatment Burley 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.

Southern Idaho Ear Nose & Throat
(208) 878-4197
1501 Hiland Avenue Suite K
Burley, ID
 
Boyajian John A MD
(208) 677-3400
1501 Hiland Avenue
Burley, ID
 
Patterson Temp Ray MD
(208) 878-4197
1501 Hiland Avenue Suite K
Burley, ID
 
Leavell J T MD
(208) 381-7312
100 East Idaho Street Suite 200
Boise, ID
 
Bradford Nelson Hatch
(208) 523-3060
3430 Washington Pkwy
Idaho Falls, ID
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Ambulatory Surgery Center of Burley LLC
(208) 367-7500
1344 Hiland Avenue Suite E
Burley, ID
 
Sinus Center Idaho
(208) 677-3400
1501 Hiland Avenue
Burley, ID
 
Bradford N Hatch, MD
3430 Washington Pkwy
Idaho Falls, ID
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci, Bethesda Md 20814
Graduation Year: 1994

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(208) 785-2600
1441 Parkway Drive
Blackfoot, ID
 
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(208) 407-5669
13462 N 4th Ave
Garden City, 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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