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Baby Acne Treatment Fort Dodge 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.

Raval Jugal T MD
(515) 574-6845
800 Kenyon Road
Fort Dodge, IA
 
Lee Michael MD
(515) 574-6820
800 Kenyon Road
Fort Dodge, IA
 
Goldin Yuly MD
(515) 955-3370
Physicians Ofc Boulevard
Fort Dodge, IA
 
Adams Kenneth W DO
(515) 574-6820
800 Kenyon Road
Fort Dodge, IA
 
Trimark Physicians Group-Internal Medicine
(515) 574-6845
800 Kenyon Road
Fort Dodge, IA
 
Richard Votta
(515) 574-6855
804 Kenyon Rd
Fort Dodge, IA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Urology Associates PC
(515) 955-3370
804 Kenyon Road Suite H
Fort Dodge, IA
 
Michael Eldon Dodge, MD
300 Kenyon Rd
Fort Dodge, IA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1968

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Rodriguez J Abraham MD
(515) 955-2200
804 Kenyon Road Suite K
Fort Dodge, IA
 
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(515) 574-6855
804 Kenyon Rd # 330
Fort Dodge, IA
Gender
M
Speciality
Pediatrician
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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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