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Baby Acne Treatment Franklin WI

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.

Alan A DeAngelis, MD
(262) 251-7500
N84 W16889 Menomonee Ave
Menomonee Falls, WI
Business
Advanced Healthcare Menomonee Falls Clinic
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Rosanna A Carpita, MD
(847) 259-5070
9200 North Loomis Road South
Franklin, WI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Finch U Of Hs/Chicago Med Sch, North Chicago Il 60664
Graduation Year: 1997

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Medical Diagnostic Imaging
(414) 325-4300
3111 West Rawson Avenue
Franklin, WI
 
Aurora Behavioral Health Center
(414) 425-1250
9200 West Loomis Road Suite 103
Franklin, WI
 
Michael Geo Minter, MD
(414) 282-3690
7392 Carter Cir E
Franklin, WI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1969

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Hill Susan MD
(414) 425-7000
7400 West Rawson Avenue
Franklin, WI
 
Gary Duane Nordyke, MD
(414) 463-6640
9200 W Loomis Rd Ste 211
Franklin, WI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1986

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Hauke Gary S MD
(414) 529-9232
9200 West Loomis Road
Franklin, WI
 
Southeastern Pediatrics
(414) 425-6035
9200 West Loomis Road Suite 211
Franklin, WI
 
Dr. Akhil Sharma
(773) 725-5400
7005 W Rawson Ave
Franklin, WI
Specialty
Pediatrics

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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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