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Baby Acne Treatment Carson City NV

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.

Thomas William H MD
(775) 882-2067
1000 North Division Street
Carson City, NV
 
McAfee John H MD
(775) 884-4567
707 North Minnesota Street
Carson City, NV
 
Sierra Nevada ENT
(775) 883-7666
623 West Washington Street
Carson City, NV
 
Dr. Kathi Helm Amrhein
(775) 882-1324
1200 Mountain St Ste 2
Carson City, NV
Specialty
Pediatrics

Brian Adam Hall, MD
(775) 885-2229
1200 Mountain St
Carson City, NV
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Davis, Sch Of Med, Davis Ca 95616
Graduation Year: 1996
Hospital
Hospital: Carson Tahoe Hosp, Carson City, Nv
Group Practice: Carson Medical Group

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Kathi Helm Amrhein, DO
(775) 882-1324
1200 Mountain St
Carson City, NV
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Western U Hlt Sci Col Osteo Med Of The Pacific, Pomona Ca 91766
Graduation Year: 1994

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Faber Thomas MD
(775) 841-1900
896 West Nye Lane Suite 202
Carson City, NV
 
Patrick W Gunn
(775) 885-2229
1200 Mountain Street
Carson City, NV
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Gregory Juan C MD
(775) 884-4567
707 North Minnesota Street
Carson City, NV
 
Dr.Susan Pintar
(775) 883-9003
2874 North Carson Street #100
Carson City, NV
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nv Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1981
Speciality
Pediatrician
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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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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