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Baby Acne Treatment Grand Island NE

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.

Timothy Andrew Gardner, MD
(308) 389-6106
809 W Koenig St
Grand Island, NE
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1995

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Agnes Gomes, MD
(308) 382-1100
PO Box 550
Grand Island, NE
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: St John'S Med Coll, Bangalore Univ, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Med Ctr, Grand Island, Ne
Group Practice: Grand Island Clinic Inc

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Dr. Karen Martinson Higgins
(308) 382-1100
PO Box 550
Grand Island, NE
Specialty
Pediatrics

Timothy A Gardner
(308) 382-1100
2444 W Faidley Ave
Grand Island, NE
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Higgins Karen M MD
(308) 382-1100
2444 West Faidley Avenue
Grand Island, NE
 
Dr. Timothy Andrew Gardner
(308) 389-6106
809 W Koenig St
Grand Island, NE
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Agnes Gomes
(308) 382-1100
PO Box 550
Grand Island, NE
Specialty
Pediatrics

Karen Martinson Higgins, MD
(308) 382-1100
PO Box 550
Grand Island, NE
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Med Ctr, Grand Island, Ne
Group Practice: Grand Island Clinic Inc

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Envision Open MRI
(308) 381-2650
724 North Diers Avenue
Grand Island, NE
 
Dr. Janice Marie Kutilek
(308) 382-1100
2444 W Faidley Ave
Grand Island, NE
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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