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Baby Acne Treatment Centerville UT

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.

Jacqueline Kim Giannini, MD
(801) 295-2888
26 S Main St
Centerville, UT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Albany Med Coll, Albany Ny 12208
Graduation Year: 1990

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Dr. Jacqueline Kim Giannini
(801) 295-2888
26 S Main St
Centerville, UT
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Kristine Mary Pleacher
(801) 296-2404
245 W 1350 N
Centerville, UT
Specialty
Pediatrics

Webster Jami MD
(801) 295-2888
26 South Main Street
Centerville, UT
 
Michael David Pleacher, MD
(801) 296-2404
245 W 1350 N
Centerville, UT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 2001

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Burnett Kara MD
(801) 295-2888
26 South Main Street
Centerville, UT
 
Kara Fadel Burnett, MD
(801) 295-2888
26 S Main St
Centerville, UT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1997

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Groebs Allison MD
(801) 295-2888
26 South Main Street
Centerville, UT
 
Wasatch Pediatrics Inc
(801) 295-2888
26 South Main Street
Centerville, UT
 
Kristine Mary Pleacher, MD
(801) 296-2404
245 W 1350 N
Centerville, UT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 2002

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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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