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Baby Acne Treatment Gillette WY

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.

Robert Kurt Gillette, MD
2805 Cedar Ave
Gillette, WY
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1977

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Dr. Robert Kurt Gillette
(585) 275-7844
2805 Cedar Ave
Gillette, WY
Specialty
Pediatrics

Ammari Linda K Faap
(307) 686-4900
1300 West 4th
Gillette, WY
 
Julie Shibata Fall, MD
(307) 687-1300
1308 W 4th St
Gillette, WY
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1981

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Gillette Medical Imaging X-Ray
(307) 682-2738
407 South Medical Arts Court
Gillette, WY
 
Dr. Laura M Flanagan
(307) 682-7009
109 W Lakeway Rd Ste B
Gillette, WY
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Salah Naser Almohammed
(307) 687-1300
1308 W 4th St
Gillette, WY
Specialty
Pediatrics

Jennifer Michelle Peterson, MD
(307) 687-1300
1308 W 4th St
Gillette, WY
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nd Sch Of Med, Grand Forks Nd 58201
Graduation Year: 1997

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(307) 682-7661
407 South Medical Arts Court
Gillette, WY
 
Dr.Linda Ammari
(307) 686-4900
1300 West 4th Street
Gillette, WY
Gender
F
Speciality
Pediatrician
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Hospital: Abc Ped.S
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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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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