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Baby Acne Treatment Casper WY

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.

Edwards Diane R MD
(307) 472-3769
915 South David Street
Casper, WY
 
Dr. Richard Dewar Green
(307) 557-4289
940 E 3rd St Ste 102
Casper, WY
Specialty
Pediatrics

Robert Anthony Vigneri, MD
(307) 577-0465
940 E 3rd St Ste 209
Casper, WY
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1996

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(307) 473-1427
1720 South Poplar Street
Casper, WY
 
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231 South Washington Street
Casper, WY
 
Rocky Mountain Infectious Diseases
(307) 234-8700
918 East 2nd Street
Casper, WY
 
Dr. Robert Anthony Vigneri
(307) 577-0465
940 E 3rd St Ste 209
Casper, WY
Specialty
Pediatrics

Krmpotich Phillip T
(307) 265-1792
1441 Wilkins Circle
Casper, WY
 
Sramek Joseph G MD
(307) 266-4000
1026 East 2nd Street
Casper, WY
 
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(307) 265-1792
1441 Wilkins Circle
Casper, WY
 
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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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