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Baby Acne Treatment Fargo ND

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.

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(701) 234-3620
2701 13th Ave S
Fargo, ND
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1301 8th Street South
Fargo, ND
 
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2701 13th Ave S
Fargo, ND
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Sarah J Lien, MD, FAAP
(701) 234-3620
2701 13th Ave S
Fargo, ND
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Pediatrics
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Graduation Year: 2001

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2701 13th Ave S
Fargo, ND
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Scott Bradley Mutchler, MD
(701) 364-8847
3000 32nd Ave S
Fargo, ND
Specialties
Pediatrics
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Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med, Miami Fl 33101
Graduation Year: 1976

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(701) 364-4958
3000 32nd Ave S
Fargo, ND
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Pediatrics
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Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1979

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(701) 234-3591
2701 13th Ave S
Fargo, ND
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Pediatrics
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Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1999

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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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