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Baby Acne Treatment Grand Forks 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.

Pettit Ross E MD
(701) 780-1401
2812 17th Avenue South Suite D
Grand Forks, ND
 
Sridevi Gowravaram, MD
(718) 780-1000
Apt 203 560 Carleton Ct
Grand Forks, ND
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1994

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James William Van Looy, MD
(701) 780-6000
1401 Norland Cr 1000 S Columbia Rd
Grand Forks, ND
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1974

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Altru Health System - Altru Clinic-Demers
(701) 780-6219
3165 Demers Avenue
Grand Forks, ND
 
Dr. Karilyn Kay Avery
(651) 641-8577
1000 S Columbian Rd
Grand Forks, ND
Specialty
Pediatrics

Lori A SonDrol
(701) 780-6000
1000 S Columbia Rd
Grand Forks, ND
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Red River Imaging
(701) 772-1610
2820 19th Avenue South
Grand Forks, ND
 
John Timothy Martsolf, MD
(701) 777-4277
PO Box 9037
Grand Forks, ND
Specialties
Medical Genetics, Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1970

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H David Wilson, MD
(701) 777-2516
PO Box 9037
Grand Forks, ND
Specialties
Infectious Disease, Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1966

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Karilyn Kay Avery, MD
1000 S Columbian Rd
Grand Forks, ND
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nd Sch Of Med, Grand Forks Nd 58201
Graduation Year: 2002

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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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