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Baby Acne Treatment Coralville IA

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.

Westside Imaging
(319) 339-9880
1101 5th Street Suite 200
Coralville, IA
 
Kyu Ho Kim, MD
Apt 12 420 5th St
Coralville, IA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Seoul Natl Univ, Coll Of Med, Chongno-Ku, Seoul, So Korea
Graduation Year: 1964

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Shirley Thompson Paul, MD
(319) 339-1231
2591 Holiday Rd
Coralville, IA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1988

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Christopher M Rausch, MD
(319) 354-7787
1408 Woolridge Dr
Coralville, IA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2004

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Stephanie Wadle Wignall, MD
(515) 289-0959
2591 Holiday Rd
Coralville, IA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1997

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Dr. Marcy Sue Larson
Coralville, IA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Michelle Dawn Miller
(319) 248-1607
2591 Holiday Rd
Coralville, IA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Samuel Eric Kinzer, MD
(319) 356-3462
3025 High Bluff Ct
Coralville, IA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 2002

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Dr. Riad Mohamad Rahal
(312) 640-0969
Coralville, IA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(319) 339-1231
2591 Holiday Rd
Coralville, IA
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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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