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Baby Acne Treatment Coeur D Alene 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.

Neff Terence E MD
(208) 667-0585
700 West Ironwood Drive Suite 102
Coeur D Alene, ID
 
Horan R Clinton MD
(208) 667-5536
2022 North Government Way
Coeur D Alene, ID
 
North Idaho Imaging Center - Mammography- Radiolog
(208) 666-3200
700 West Ironwood Drive Suite 110
Coeur D Alene, ID
 
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(208) 664-8944
700 West Ironwood Drive Suite 234
Coeur D Alene, ID
 
Hall William H MD
(208) 667-0621
2177 West Ironwood Center Drive
Coeur D Alene, ID
 
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(208) 667-0585
700 W Ironwood Dr
Coeur D Alene, ID
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2022 North Government Way
Coeur D Alene, ID
 
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(208) 292-5437
1111 West Ironwood Drive Suite A
Coeur D Alene, ID
 
Wiesenhutter Craig W MD
(208) 765-5457
950 West Ironwood Drive
Coeur D Alene, 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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